Bernhard SACHSAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Demonstration: negative dialectics (reconstruction from a New York City corpse, 4:20 am, 1994, of X-rays of an anonymous 19th century American painting after Titian). Enlarge 1 /1

Bernhard SACHS

Naracoorte, South Australia, Australia born 1954

  • Germany 1974
  • Europe, USSR, Far East 1982
  • France 1990
  • United States 1994

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Demonstration: negative dialectics (reconstruction from a New York City corpse, 4:20 am, 1994, of X-rays of an anonymous 19th century American painting after Titian). May 1995 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lift-ground, spit-bite, aquatint, roulette, burnish, drypoint and lithograph Support: paper
Edition State: 6th state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 3

Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 89.5 h x 59.5 w cm plate-mark (b) 89.5 h x 59.5 w cm plate-mark (c) 89.5 h x 59.5 w cm plate-mark (d) 89.5 h x 59.5 w cm sheet (a) 96.5 h x 65.5 w cm sheet (b) 96.5 h x 65.5 w cm sheet (c) 96.5 h x 65.5 w cm sheet (d) 96.5 h x 65.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2566.A-D
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Image rights: © Bernhard Sachs
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.