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Title

Performance, three pieces

1975


Artist

Jan Senbergs

Australia, Latvia

29 Oct 1939 -


About

"I was really at a stage where I was much more confident in the printing – the technical aspect didn’t worry me so much. I was on a bit of a roll. When I finished in Canberra I also became conscious of it coming to an end. In this print I tried to make it look like a stage set, with a curtain, a doorway or entrance – it's ambiguous. In a stage you have things hanging down or that come down onto the stage, there's some sort of main character, an arch prop, all very abstracted and non-specific – or simply three objects performing …"

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 63]


Details


Date

1975


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour screenprint on BFK Rives paper


Edition

unnumbered from edition of 24 (or 25)


Dimensions

55.6 x 81.2 cm image; 69.4 x 103.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2008


Location

Not on display


Accession number

303.2008


Artist information

Jan Senbergs

Works in the collection

61


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs: Complete screenprints 1960-88, Sydney, 2008, 63 (colour illus.). cat.no. 50

Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Jan Senbergs: Paintings and silkscreen prints (1976), Sydney, 1976. NOTE: Impression unknown.

Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, Seven printmakers, Hobart, 1978. cat.no. 28; NOTE: Impression unknown.

The Crossley Gallery, Jan Senbergs silkscreen prints (1975), Melbourne, 1975. cat.no. 12; NOTE: Impression unknown.