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Title

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

1951


Creator
Unknown
From the

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


Date

1951


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

15.4 x 20.5 cm image; 16.6 x 22.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated upper c., verso, pencil "1951".


Credit

Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.118