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Title

Robert Klippel and Nina Mermey at the opening of the exhibition 'Direction 1' at the Macquarie Galleries

1956


Creator
Unknown photographer

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About

This photograph shows Robert Klippel with his wife Nina Mermey at the opening of the 'Direction 1' group exhibition at Macquarie Galleries, Sydney. Klippel showed alongside John Olsen, Bill Rose, Eric Smith and John Passmore. This exhibition was claimed (erroneously) by the critic Paul Haefliger as the advent of abstract expressionism in Australia.


Details


Date

1956


Materials used

gelatin silver photograph


Dimensions

27.3 x 23.8 cm image


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u.l., verso, pencil "1956".


Credit

Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017


Location

Not on display


Accession number

ARC409.1.149