Mike PARR, Word situations. Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78

Word situations. 1971 Description: comprises [1] black box file, containing [309] paper sheets of typewritten text, excluding contents page, divided into section A and section B. Section A comprises [142] pre poems | Section B comprises [167] word situations in [7] catagories: quarto window installation, word/ words, horizontal, vertical, possibilities, situations and occurrences. Word situation 'vertical' as annotated on the contents sheet is absent in this edition.

Collection Title: Word situations: Sydney, 1971.
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, typescript, printed in black and red inks, from mechanical typewriter; selected sheets subsequently photocopied, and laid down on secondary wove paper supports Support: black box file; thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet (each) 25.2 h x 20.2 w cm box closed 30.6 h x 27.7 w x 6.9 d cm box open 30.6 h x 55.5 w x 6.9 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.561.1-3
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
  • Purchased by the Acquisitions Committee (Australian National Gallery), from the artist, Sydney, 1973.