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Title

Robert Klippel with Opus 56 1951 in the garden at his Kirribilli flat

1951


Artist

Australian Consolidated Press

Australia


About

In 1951 Robert Klippel became a foundation member of the newly formed New South Wales Society of Sculptors and Associates. He exhibited 'Opus 56' at the Society's inaugural open-air sculpture exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens. The sculpture, which was one of the first in Australia to incorporate steel junk, was vandalised and destroyed during the exhibition.


Details


Place where the work was made

Kirribilli Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

1951


Media category

Photograph


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

15.4 x 20.5 cm image; 16.6 x 22.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.118


Artist information

Australian Consolidated Press

Works in the collection

3