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Title

Collapsing structure

1968

Artist

Jan Senbergs

Australia, Latvia

29 Oct 1939 –

  • 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
    Copyright
    © Jan Senbergs/Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    Jan Senbergs

    Works in the collection

    61

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  • 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]

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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