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An image of No 102 Metal construction by Robert Klippel

Robert Klippel

(Australia, United States of America 19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001)

No 102 Metal construction
Other titles:
Steel and bronze (Opus 102)
Place of origin
MinneapolisMinnesotaUnited States of America
Media category
Materials used
brazed and welded steel, geometric sections, found objects, bronze

73.5 x 32.4 x 39.3 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1963
Accession number
© Robert Klippel Estate
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (11)

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Australian 20th Century Art', pg. 71-89, Sydney, 1984, 80, 81 (colour illus.).

C. Elwyn Dennis., Art and Australia, 'Sculpture past and present', Sydney, Mar 1968, 601 (illus.).

Deborah Edwards (Curator), Natalie Wilson (Assistant Curator) and Eric Riddler (Compilator), Robert Klippel: Catalogue raisonné of sculpture, Sydney, 2002, (illus.). No. 102 Metal construction

Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, 'Junk decades: America and Sydney 1960s', pg. 90-133, Sydney, 2002, 93, 102 (illus.), 247.

James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, 'The catalyst: America 1957-63', pg. 210-262, Kensington, 1983, 228, 229 (colour illus.), 466. plate no. 109

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1964, 190 (illus).

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 52 (colour illus.). 32; titled 'Steel and bronze'

Graeme Sturgeon, The development of Australian sculpture, 1788-1975, London, 1978, 157 (illus.). plate no. 93

David Tunny., Look, 'Robert Klippel - "Master and dominant figure"', Heidelberg, Dec 1986, 7 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 124 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Minneapolis star, Minneapolis, 07 Jun 1961, (illus.). page unknown

Exhibition history (7)

(Robert Klippel), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, United States of America, 04 Jun 1961–25 Jun 1961

(Robert Klippel) (1961), Little Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 04 Jun 1961–25 Jun 1961

Exhibition of sculptures by Robert Klippel (1962), Clune Galleries, Sydney, 12 Dec 1962–Unknown

Robert Klippel: sculpture (1963), Clune Galleries, Sydney, 17 Sep 1963–circa 28 Sep 1963

Robert Klippel: collage and drawings 1947-1983 (1983-84), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Nov 1983–03 Jan 1984

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

Robert Klippel: a tribute exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 2002–13 Oct 2002