"This print shows the introduction of photo-stencils, that's the main difference. I was better set up in a studio in Chapel Street, Prahran sharing with Peter Clarke. I was fossicking in libraries looking at books for images and it was the time of minimalism. The broken column had a lot to do with being in Europe, travelling around, seeing a lot. I remember going to the Victoria and Albert Museum [in London] with columns and obelisks everywhere and the Natural History Museum next to it, looking at those incredible machines. I used to find it fascinating. Simplicity, spelling out the forms, sculptural but with more clarity …"
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 38]
colour screenprint on catridge paper
73.2 x 61.0 cm image; 98.0 x 76.2 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the artist 2008
Not on display
© Jan Senbergs
Shown in 1 exhibition
Jan Senbergs: from screenprints to painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 2008–25 May 2008
Referenced in 3 publications
Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs: Complete screenprints 1960-88, Sydney, 2008, 38, 39 (colour illus.). cat.no. 25
Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Jan Senbergs: Paintings and prints (1969), Sydney, 1969. cat.no. 21; NOTE: Impression unknown.
Geelong Art Gallery, F. E. Richardson Print Prize (1968), Geelong, 1968. cat.no. 43; NOTE: Impression unknown.