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Title

Yesterday/today/tomorrow

1972


Artist

Aleks Danko

Australia

07 Apr 1950 -


Details


Other Title

Yesterday-today-tomorrow


Date

1972


Materials used

earthenware


Dimensions

254.0 cm high :

a - Yesterday, 86.5 cm (34 1/16")

a - Yesterday, 139 cm

b - Today, 80 cm (31 1/2")

b - Today, 150.5 cm

c - Tomorrow, 70.5 cm (27 3/4")

c - Tomorrow, 82.2 cm

d - Water [4], 38.9 x 47 x 3 cm

e - Air [2], 41.5 x 30.8 x 2 cm

f - Fire [8], 38.3 x 38.7 x 2.3 cm

g - Earth [6], 37 x 41 x 2.3 cm

h - [5], 35.5 x 41.5 x 2.5 cm

i - [7], 34.8 x 38.5 x 2 cm

j - [9], 36 x 39 x 1.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by an anonymous donor 1972


Location

Not on display


Accession number

107.1972.a-j


Artist information

Aleks Danko

Works in the collection

10


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gary Catalano, Art and Australia (vol. 12, no. 2), 'Aleksander Danko', pg. 82-88, Sydney, Oct 1974-Dec 1974, 86 (illus.), 87. titled 'Yesterday-today-tomorrow'

Robert Lindsay, Project 3: Objects, Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 17

Daniel Thomas AM (Curator) and Frances McCarthy (Assistant Curator), Recent Australian Art, Sydney, 1973, 30 (illus.), 30-31. cat.no. 17