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An image of Almost once by Brett Whiteley, Matthew Dillon

Brett Whiteley

(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939 – 15 Jun 1992)

Matthew Dillon

(Australia  – )

Title
Almost once
Year
1968
1991
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
black butt timber and fibreglass
Dimensions

approx 800.0 cm above plinth. 660.0 cm below plinth (burnt match slightly smaller than unburnt)

Credit
Gift of the artist 1991
Accession number
339.1991
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Ground level
Bibliography (4)

Margaret Clarke (Director), Red, black and Whiteley, North Ryde, 2000, 00:00.10 for 2 seconds and 00:04.30-00:05.38 (colour, details). Details of artwork. Brett Whiteley discusses how he thinks art has a seedy side and mentions how he thinks that was what art is about: the only way to reach art is by putting life on the line for art.

Donna Hinton, Look, 'Almost once is not enough: Sustaining the quality of Brett Whiteley's matches', pg. 21-23, Newtown, Apr 2008, 21 (colour illus.), 23.

Marianne Hulsbosch (Editor), Cambridge visual arts: stage 4, Cambridge, 2008, 95 (colour illus.).

Barbara Konkolowicz., A different vision, 'A different vision', Sydney, 1998, (illus.). fig.no. 3

Exhibition history (1)

A Different Vision - Brett Whiteley Sculptures (1998), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 04 Apr 1998–23 Aug 1998