Bernhard SACHSMartin KINGAUSTRALIAN 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

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

printer, lithographic

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 Description: Single image comprised of four parts, to be exhibited together as one work.
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in cream ink, from one plate; lift ground, spit bite, aquatint, roulette, burnish and drypoint, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: thick cream wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 16th state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 3; plus 1 artist's proof, 2 workshop proofs, 1 cancellation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated (sheet16d) lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bernard Sachs 1995'. Titled (sheet 16c) lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Demonstration: negative dialectics (reconstruction from a New York City corpse, 4:20 am, 1994, of' and (sheet 16d) lower left in black pencil, 'X-rays of an anonymous 19th century American painting after Titian)'. Inscribed with impression details (sheet 16c) lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'APW2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW'[within rectangle] on sheet 16d
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2568.A-D'
Dimensions: plate-mark (each) 89.0 h x 59.5 w cm plate-mark (overall) 179.0 h x 119.0 w cm sheet (each) 96.0 h x 65.5 w cm sheet (overall) 192.0 h x 131.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2568.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.