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Kim WESTCOTT

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1968

  • United States 1993-95

Visitant #2. 1997 Place made: West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper monoprint, printed in colour inks, from one plate Support: Hahnemuhle 350gsm paper
Edition State: Published state
Edition: unique impression, printed by the artist

Edition Notes: The plate was made at my studio in Sorrento. It was later printed at my workshop at West Brunswick, Victoria. Initially I printed an edition of 10 from this plate, then I made this monoprint. Yellow ink was applied to the plate 1st then black ink on top and when subsequently printed, the yellow has penetrated through to give flecks of yellow light. It has had only the one printing to create the duo-tone. See pg 76 for reproduction of edition See pg 78 for text information. This work was created from an old drypoint plate of Dimboola 1 - see page 42 of monograph. It was then re-worked on top at Sorrento. Hence it merges the mark making from the little desert with the tea-tree inspired forms from the Mornington Peninsula. The underlying Dimboola marks are made with a simple drypoint tool. The top forms using an electric die grinder tool.
Dimensions: printed image 72.0 h x 89.0 w cm sheet 107.0 h x 80.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kim Westcott 1999
Accession No: NGA 99.129
Image rights: © Kim Westcott.
Provenance:
  • Gift of the artist to the National Gallery of Australia,Meeting 2, 27 October 1989