An image of The flyer

Jan Senbergs

(Australia, Latvia 29 Oct 1939 – )

The flyer

Location
Not on display
Further information

"I like this image and I made a painting of it as well. It may look like a train form going up, but it is more to do with when you sit at airports looking at those big Boeing 747s rumbling along, thinking of this huge weight as they finally take off. It’s almost as if the bottom is scraping the ground as it lifts off. It’s about the force of the diagonal, the thrust of the diagonal across the rectangular. It's got wings, huge wings. It's a plane taking off, not looking like a plane, but it is …"

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 71]

Year
1975
Media
Print
Medium
colour screenprint on Torinoko paper
Dimensions
78.6 x 111.8 cm image; 100 x 126.8 cm sheet; 109.2 x 139.8 x 3.6 cm frame
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "... J Senbergs '75 ...".

Credit
Gift of the artist 2008
Accession number
309.2008
Copyright
© Jan Senbergs