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Title

Wood construction II

1976

Artist

Loren Madsen

United States of America

1943 –

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  • Details

    Date
    1976
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    wood
    Dimensions
    350.0 x 450.0 x 30.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2017
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    102.2017
    Copyright
    © Loren Madsen
    Artist information
    Loren Madsen

    Works in the collection

    6

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  • About

    In 1976 Madsen was invited to participate in the 2nd Biennale of Sydney, ‘Recent international forms in art’ held at the Gallery. The 1976 Biennale is particularly important for the Gallery as it marked the beginning of the Gallery’s partnership with the Biennale of Sydney which continues to this day. Madsen sent instructional drawings for two proposed works, ‘Wood construction II’ 1976 and ‘Arch’ 1976.

    ‘Wood contruction II’ is constructed from three planks of wood held in place by compression only, but relies on friction against the floor and wall to prevent slipping. the sculpture was exhibited, then demolished at the close of the Biennale.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by Loren Madsen

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