07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992
black butt timber and fibreglass
approx 800.0 cm above plinth. 660.0 cm below plinth (burnt match slightly smaller than unburnt)
Gift of the artist 1991
© Wendy Whiteley
Shown in 1 exhibition
A Different Vision - Brett Whiteley Sculptures (1998), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 04 Apr 1998–23 Aug 1998
Referenced in 4 publications
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, Sydney, 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