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Title

No. 228 Plastic construction

1967

Artist

Robert Klippel

Australia, United States of America

19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001

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Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
Alternate image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel
  • Details

    Other Title
    Plastic construction (Opus 228)
    Place where the work was made
    Minneapolis Minnesota United States of America
    Date
    1967
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    plastic parts, glued
    Dimensions
    48.0 x 9.0 x 6.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1992
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    227.1992
    Copyright
    © Robert Klippel Estate

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    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Minneapolis

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

    • Michael Desmond, Art Monthly Australia, 'The ghost in the machine: Robert Klippel at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 28-31, Canberra, Oct 2002, 30.

    • Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 40, No. 1), 'Robert Klippel: make it new', pg. 78-85, Sydney, Sep 2002-Nov 2002, 84 (colour illus.).

    • Deborah Edwards (Curator), Natalie Wilson (Assistant Curator) and Eric Riddler (Compilator), Robert Klippel: Catalogue raisonné of sculpture, Sydney, 2002, (illus.). No. 228 Plastic construction

    • Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, 'Junk decades: America and Sydney 1960s', pg. 90-133, Sydney, 2002, 128 (colour illus.), 137, 248.

    • Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel: large wood sculptures and collages, 'Robert Klippel - Large Wood Sculptures and Collages', pg. 7-35, Sydney, 1995, 12.

    • James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, 'A new language of forms: Sydney 1963-69', pg. 261-321, Kensington, 1983, 294 (illus.), 471. plate no. 207

    • Paul McGillick, Indesign, 'Make it new', pg. 58-62, Sydney, Aug 2002, 62 (colour illus.).

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