Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1945
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from three stencils Support: thin smooth pale yellow wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 45
Edition Notes: Telepoem is dated 1969-1975 in catalogue, "Moments of mind (1959-1977): An exhibition by Sweeney Reed". Sweeney conceived of this work in 1969 (and actually sent it as a real telegram to his then-fiancee, Pamela, in about 1969) before actually making the print in 1977. [email correspondence: 24/01/2012 from Katarina Paseta at Heide Museum of Modern Art, on artist file]
Primary Insc: signed lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'Sweeney Reed.'
inscribed with edition details lower left within printed image in black pencil, '6/45'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with Heide accession details verso lower left in black pencil, '1990.24'.
printed image 40.8 h x 50.8 w cm sheet 40.8 h x 50.8 w cm
: Gift of Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2012. Accession No
: NGA 2012.1
- Heide Museum of Modern Art, 1990.24. Deaccessioned duplicate.
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2012