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Title

Modern monument in colour

(1975)

Artist

Jan Senbergs

Australia, Latvia

29 Oct 1939 -

  • Details

    Date
    (1975)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour screenprint on BFK Rives paper
    Edition
    artist's proof for edition of 26
    Dimensions
    55.6 x 81.2 cm image; 75.6 x 105.0 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2008
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    306.2008
    Copyright
    © Jan Senbergs. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    "I was trying to break into colour a bit more… not high pitched, but richer colour, trying to bring the colour in and retain sculptural form. One of the most colourful screenprints, nevertheless its colour is somewhat tempered. Senbergs believes that when his images are too colourful, the image is weaker, distracting attention from structure. Similarly he also deliberately eliminates figures because they suggest scale or humanize the space – in these early works he was most attracted to evocative ambiguity."

    Jan Senbergs
    [Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 67]

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

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