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Title

Nine facts or the truth of dreams

1985


Artist

Chris Fortescue

Australia

1953 -


Details


Date

1985


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

nine Polaroid photographs


Dimensions

nine photographs: 61.5 x 51.5 cm each frame :

a - (red chair back), 49.5 x 59.5 cm, sight

b - (red chair back left/ table top centre/ yellow chair back right), 49.5 x 59.5 cm, sight

c - (yellow chair back), 49 x 59.4 cm, sight

d - (red chair seat), 49.3 x 59.5 cm, sight

e - (red chair back left/ table leg centre/ yellow chair back right), 49.4 x 59.4 cm, sight

f - (yellow chair seat), 49.5 x 59.5 cm, sight

g - (red chair leg and foot rung), 49.3 x 59.5 cm, sight

h - (red chair legs left/ table leg centre/ yellow chair legs right), 49.5 x 59.5 cm, sight

i - (yellow chair leg and foot rung), 49.5 x 59.4 cm, sight


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Polaroid Australia Pty Ltd 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

269.1988.a-i


Artist information

Chris Fortescue

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Great gifts, great patrons: an exhibition celebrating private patronage of the Gallery, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Martyn Jolly, In Full View, Sydney, 1986, 11 (colour illus.), 34, cover (detail colour illus.).