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Daniel SPOERRI

Romania born 1930

  • to Switzerland 1942, to France 1959

Eaten partly by: Visitors of the Biennale of Sydney 1979 1978-79
Collection Title: Eaten partly by: Visitors of the Biennale of Sydney 1979
Materials & Technique: sculptures, dinner debris: knives, forks, plates, bread, bottle, glasses, glued to a screenprinted tablecloth mounted on wood

Primary Insc: signed and dated l.r., red fibre-tipped pen, "Daniel Spoerri / Vreitag 13. Okt. 78", dated l.r., black fibre-tipped pen, "+ Thursday 12. April 79", inscribed l.r., red fibre-tipped pen, "38/50"
Tertiary Insc: inscribed l.r., black fibre tipped pen,"Jill Scott"
Dimensions: overall 100.0 h x 220.0 w cm cloth 125.5 h x 248.5 w cm board 76.0 h x 192.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2341.A-B
Image rights: © Daniel Spoerr/Pro Litteris, Zurich. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • the artist;
  • by whom donated to the Australian National Gallery, June 1979