John NEWMAN, Starting from scratch [Das fingerspitzengefühl] Enlarge 1 /3
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United States of America born 1952

Starting from scratch [Das fingerspitzengefühl] 1995
Collection Title: the 'On the other hand' series 1992-95
Title Notes: 023-001
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Creation Notes: John Newman began the 'On the other hand' series of sculptural mulitples in 1992. 'Starting from scratch' was started in 1993 and was editioned in 1995.
Materials & Technique: multiples, three dimensional multiple cast polyester form, hand printed with cadmium red light oil paint; industrial felt; machined stainless steel rod and "C" clamp; Japanese bamboo tea whisks; mounted onto black slate Support: polyester; felt; stainless steel; bamboo; slate
Impression: 2/5
Edition: edition of 5: plus artist's proof; publisher's copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1995

Edition Notes: Plaster model created by the artist. Cast polyester by James Mills of Sculpture Cast. Rod and "C" clamps prepared and mounted onto base by Jon Lash and Michelle Post of Johnson Atelier.
Primary Insc: engraved signature and date on copper plate attached to underside of slate base "John Avery Newman/ 1995"
Secondary Insc: engraved number on copper plate attached to underside of slate base "2/5"
Dimensions: sculpture 52.3 h x 22.2 w x 44.5 d cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1995
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.156
  • Collection of the printer-publisher Kenneth Tyler; acquired by the National Gallery of Australia in October, 2001.