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An image of Destructive paradox no.7 moment by Carl Plate

Carl Plate

(Australia 19 Dec 1909 – 15 May 1977)

Destructive paradox no.7 moment
Place of origin
WoronoraSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

122.0 x 91.4 cm board; 127.7 x 97.3 x 4.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "Carl Plate '60". Signed l.l. corner verso on board, white chalk "CARL PLATE/ ...".
Purchased 1960
Accession number
© Estate of Carl Plate
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (9)

Gary Catalano, The years of hope: Australian art and criticism 1959-1968, Melbourne, 1981, 97, 100 (illus.).

Elwyn Lynn, Art and Australia, 'Carl Plate', pg. 144-152, Sydney, Sep 1969, 145 (illus.), 152.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape and gesture', pg. 239-240, Sydney, 2000, 244 (colour illus.), 301.

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 46. 169

Anne Watson (Curator), Project 22: Carl Plate 1909-1977, Sydney, 1977. 16; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary', Adelaide, 1962. 175; not paginated

Editor Unknown, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 25 May 1960, page unknown.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 01 Jun 1960, page unknown.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun, Sydney, 25 May 1960, page unknown.

Exhibition history (4)

Carl Plate (1960), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 25 May 1960–06 Jun 1960

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961

Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary (1962-63):

Project 22 - Carl Plate: 1909-1977 (1977), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Nov 1977–18 Dec 1977

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