No. 228 Plastic construction
Australia, United States of America
19 Jun 1920 - 19 Jun 2001
Plastic construction (Opus 228)
plastic parts, glued
48.0 x 9.0 x 6.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
© Estate of Robert Klippel
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Aspects of Australian abstraction, Garry Anderson Gallery, Darlinghurst, 15 Jul 1986–09 Aug 1986
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Robert Klippel: a tribute exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 2002–13 Oct 2002
Robert Klippel, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 23 Nov 2019–16 Feb 2020
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 (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, 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, 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.).