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Title

Dreamtime

1976

Artist

David Aspden

Australia, England

01 May 1935 - 26 Jun 2005

  • Details

    Date
    1976
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    woodcut, printed in cream and brown ink from two blocks on ivory wove paper
    Edition
    9/10 (b)
    Dimensions
    94.2 x 67.8 cm blockmark; 120.0 x 80.2 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Aspden 76".

    Credit
    Purchased 1977
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    353.1977
    Copyright
    © Karen Aspden

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    This is the most ambitious of Aspden’s forays into printmaking, which he practised mainly in the 1970s. Its raw quality, in both the jagged cutting of the block and the rough wood grain of the block’s surface, suggests the appeal these materials had for the artist, as well as his skill in counterpointing positive and negative space and suspending forms within a composition.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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