Martin King was born in Melbourne and studied at Caulfield Institute of Technology 1976-78 and Sydney College of the Arts in 1982. He has worked as a printer at the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne since 1989. He has lectured in printmaking around the country including at Sydney College of the Arts, the Canberra School of Art and the Victorian College of the Arts. He has lived and worked in France, Spain and Central Australia. 'Bataille' was printed by the artist at the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998
colour etching, spit bite, roulette on three copper plates, white Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
89.5 x 88.8 cm platemark; 98 x 97.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "King 94".
Not on display
© Martin King
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999
Contemporary Australian prints from the collection (2004), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Apr 2004–06 Jun 2004
Referenced in 2 publications
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 162 (colour illus.). cat.no. 139
Anne Ryan, Contemporary Australian prints from the collection, Sydney, 2004, front cover (colour illus.). cat.no. 20