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Mike PARR

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78

John LOANE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

Arab Spring (Sisi the psychopath) 2011-2015
Collection Title: 'Gale force wind'. Canberra: Viridian Press, 2015.
Place made: Mitchell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; additions in black ink Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: unique impression

Edition Notes: Technical information: Further edition information: image from stone' Fragments of a black mirror', edition information: edition of 7 printed on 300 gsm off-white wove paper; 9 proofs printed on different papers; edition of VI plus 2 proofs, titled 'The artist is empty', printed on Kozo light rice paper. Reference to previous title or use of plate: 'Fragments of a black mirror' IRN: 274470 'The artist is empty'
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Mike Parr 2011'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'Arab Spring (Sisi the psychopath)'. inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Arab Spring (Sisi the psychopath)'.
Secondary Insc: printer's blindstamp: lower right, 'VP [in square]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 53.5 h x 43.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 75.8 h x 57.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane and Sara Kelly 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gift Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.77.46
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Canberra, 2015