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Title

Collapsing structure

1968


Artist

Jan Senbergs

Australia, Latvia

29 Oct 1939 -


About

"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 …"

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 38]


Details


Date

1968


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour screenprint on catridge paper


Edition

9/18


Dimensions

73.2 x 61.0 cm image; 98.0 x 76.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2008


Location

Not on display


Accession number

286.2008


Artist information

Jan Senbergs

Works in the collection

61


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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.