This image also reflects Senbergs' interest in surrealism and absurdist theatre:
"An ambiguous, well, an absurd image … I called it Love the stage because I didn't know what to call it, but it's a also a cliché
to say 'love the stage' – it's a kind of post-surrealist title … As far as the printing goes, it's becoming more complex."
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 54]
colour screenprint on smooth white paper
60.9 x 73.7 cm image; 76.2 x 90.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil ".... J. Senbergs '70 ...".
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 5 publications
Sasha Grishin AM, Australian identities in printmaking: the Australian print collection of Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, 2000, 81. NOTE: Another impression exhibited.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs: Complete screenprints 1960-88, Sydney, 2008, 54 (colour illus.). cat.no. 41
Contemporary Australian prints (1972-1973), Poland, 1972. cat.no. 30; NOTE: Impression unknown.
Unknown, Ten printmakers (1970), Melbourne, 1970. cat.no. 22; NOTE: Impression unknown.
7th International biennial exhibition of prints in Tokyo (1970-1971), Japan, 1970. NOTE: Impression unknown.