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Title

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

1951

Artist

  • 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
    Copyright
    © Robert Klippel Estate

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    Artist information
    Australian Consolidated Press

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  • 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.

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