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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1951

detail - A person looks at a work of art/ someone looks at something... 1980 Title Notes: for date seen inscribed note by the artist.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collage of magazine illustration with rubber stamped ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: Rubber-stamped ink, m.c., 'FOSTERVILLE INSTITUTE OF/ APPLIED & PROGRESSIVE/ CULTURAL EXPERIENCE', and lower right, 'detail/ A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/ someone looks at something...'. Inscribed verso lower left to right in fibre tipped pen, 'To the best of my knowledge I stamped this image with my Fosterville Institute stamp in 1980. I recently found some TIME magazines from that year, which to me seems to confirm what I remember. So: I would prefer, given that it doesn't much matter, that the work be given a specific year - 1980 - rather than circa 1980. Peter Tyndall, 1991.
Dimensions: sheet 33.2 h x 26.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.897
  • The work is from the collection of the artist, offerred to the ANG shortly after the purchase of Magritte's "The Lovers" (related to Tyndall's imagery in this work). See the artist's file for correspondence, etc..