(Australia – )
Robert Klippel and Bob Cummings at the opening of the exhibition 'Direction 1' at Macquarie Galleries
- Not on display
- Further information
John Olsen, who can be seen in the background of this photograph invited Robert Klippel to be part of the 'Direction 1' group exhibition at Macquarie Galleries, Sydney. Klippel showed alongside 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.
- Place of origin
New South Wales,
- 04 Dec 1956
- gelatin silver photograph
- 8.1 x 13.2 cm image; 8.7 x 13.7 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Not signed. Dated u.r., verso, ink "Dec.4, 1956".
- National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
- Accession number
- © Unknown photographer