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Title

The wax bride

1998


Artist

Mike Parr

Australia

1945 -


About

Casting: Keith Rae


Details


Date

1998


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

mixed media


Dimensions

dimensions variable


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

23.2001.a-k


Artist information

Mike Parr

Works in the collection

79


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Anthony Bond, Look, "Self portrait with history: Mike Parr in performance as his bridal persona', pg.30-31, Sydney, May 2006, 30 (colour illus.).

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Mike Parr: The Tilted Stage, 2008, (colour illus.). TMAG, cat.no.2