An image of Collapsing structure

Jan Senbergs

(Australia, Latvia 29 Oct 1939 – )

Collapsing structure

Location
Not on display
Further information

"This print shows the introduction of photo-stencils, that's the main difference. I was better set up in a studio in Chapel Street, Prahran sharing with Peter Clarke. I was fossicking in libraries looking at books for images and it was the time of minimalism. The broken column had a lot to do with being in Europe, travelling around, seeing a lot. I remember going to the Victoria and Albert Museum [in London] with columns and obelisks everywhere and the Natural History Museum next to it, looking at those incredible machines. I used to find it fascinating. Simplicity, spelling out the forms, sculptural but with more clarity …"

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 38]

Year
1968
Media
Print
Medium
colour screenprint on catridge paper
Dimensions
73.2 x 61.0 cm image; 98.0 x 76.2 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of the artist 2008
Accession number
286.2008
Copyright
© Jan Senbergs