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Title

Chinese whispers

1977


Artist

Robert Owen

Australia

29 Jun 1937 -


Details


Date

1977


Media category

Installation


Materials used

mixed media: wax, lead powder, resin, wood, lead sheet, copper, stone, electrical flex


Dimensions

190.0 x 170.0 x 42.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council 1979


Location

Not on display


Accession number

133.1979.a-i


Artist information

Robert Owen

Artist profile

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Jenepher Duncan (Editor), Off the Wall / In the Air: A seventies selection, Unknown, 1991. cat. no. 110

Visual Arts Board, Australia Council (Organiser), Venice Biennale 1978: from nature to art, from art to nature, Sydney, 1978, 18 (illus.).