Painting book XC  Red (The non-touch of Anish Kapoor is overrated)
2009 Description: Hardbound sketchbook with black matte acrylic-coated cover and gilt text on back cover lower centre, 'DALER-ROWNEY / 150 g/m² acid free cartridge paper', containing multiple colour studies by Brian Blanchflower.
Collection Title: Blanchflower, Brian. Painting book XC  Red (The non-touch of Anish Kapoor is overrated), Perth, 2009.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, sketchbooks, drawings in colour inks (Liquid Spectrum Inks) and synthetic polymer paint Support: sketchbook containing sheets of thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated page 3 upper centre in black pencil, 'Brian Blanchflower / 26/10/09 - 13/12/09'.
Titled page 3 upper left in black pencil, '"RED" [underlined] - / (The non-touch of Anish Kapoor [underlined] / is overrated) [underlined]'.
Inscribed upper spine in metallic silver marker, 'XC [vertically along spine]'.
Inscribed front cover verso upper left in black pencil, 'XC [underlined]'.
Inscribed page 3 lower left to lower right in black pencil, '120 paintings (Liquid Spectrum Inks) [underlined]'.
Inscribed back cover verso lower right in black pencil, '13.12.09'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed back cover verso lower left in black pencil, '2013.4498'.
book (closed) 15.6 h x 21.5 w x 2.0 d cm book (open) 15.5 h x 41.6 w x 2.3 d cm
: Gift of the artist 2013.
100 Works for 100 Years. Accession No
: NGA 2013.4498 Subject
: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Brian Blanchflower, Perth, 2013.