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Printed light: photographic vision and the modern print
31 July – 7 November 2004

Introduction | Essay | Gallery | Exhibited works

CHECKLIST OF EXHIBITED WORKS

Mark Henshaw gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Kassandra Coghlan, Jane Marsden and Amanda Morley in the preparation of this exhibition.

All works are drawn from the National Gallery of Australia’s International Print Collection. Measurements are given in centimetres: height before width; images sizes are followed by sheet sizes. Where only one measurement is given this refers to sheet size, or page size for a book.

James E ALLEN
United States 1894–1964

The builders 1932
etching
25.1 x 30.2; 35.6 x 42.6 cm
edition: 200
1986.1341

Ida APPLEBROOG
United States born 1929

Man reaching for telephone and looking at wristwatch 1982
from the portfolio Executive Tower, West Plaza.
colour etching, aquatint
67.6 x 52.8; 90.6 x 64.8 cm
edition: artist’s proof 2/10
1983.3638.1

Woman lifting telephone receiver 1982
from the portfolio Executive Tower, West Plaza.
colour etching, aquatint
67.6 x 52.8; 90.4 x 64.4 cm
edition: artist’s proof 2/10
1983.3638.3

Jennifer BARTLETT
United States born 1941

Untitled I, II and III 1979
from the series Untitled ( Graceland), state II
woodcut
64.7 x 58.6; 83.8 x 83.6 cm
edition: 7/20
1981.2209.1–3

Shadow 1985
parts A, C and D from a set of four prints
colour etching, aquatint, drypoint and roulette.
75.6 x 56.2 cm
edition: 58/60
1986.1864.A, C and D

Robert BECHTLE
United States born 1932

Sunset Street 1982
colour soft-ground etching
40.0 x 60.4; 57.6 x 75.8 cm
edition: 12/50
1983.3631

George BELLOWS
United States 1882–1925

Electrocution 1917
llthograph
20.8 x 19.0; 26.8 x 33.6 cm
edition: 33/51
1986.1119

Isabel BISHOP
United States 1902–1988

Encounter 1941
from Eight etchings 1938–59.
etching
20.4 x 13.8; 32.6 x 25.0 cm
edition: 3/50
1986.1070.4

Peter BLAKE
Great Britain born 1932

Serie 83 1969
from the portfolio Six French postcards
photo-silkscreen
43.0 x 27.6 cm
edition: 14/75
1977.628.10

Leo 79 1969
from the portfolio Six French postcards
photo-silkscreen
27.2 x 42.8 cm
edition: 38/75
1977.628.9

"For instance, now there's the King’s messenger..." 1970
from the portfolio Alice in Wonderland.
colour screenprint
25.4 x 17.8; 51.65 x 51.2 cm
edition: 90/100
1977.628.15.2

“Well this is grand! said Alice..." 1970
from the portfolio Alice in Wonderland.
colour screenprint
24.2 x 17.8; 66.6 x 51.2 cm
edition: 90/100
1977.628.15.4<

"Just at this moment, somehow or other, they began to run." 1970
from the portfolio Alice in Wonderland.
colour screenprint
24.4 x 18.0; 65.8 x 51.0 cm
edition: 42/100
1977.628.15.5

Liberty as a ' Suffolk child by John Constable RA’ 1976
etching, photography, drawing and assemblage.
42.0 x 40.6; 65.4 x 49.6 cm
edition: 68/100
1977.628.19A–D

James Stephens, Joyce and John Sullivan in Paris 1983–84
from the portfolio James Joyce in Paris/ Nine etchings 1983–1984.
etching, aquatint
13.0 x 18.0; 25.2 x 33.1 cm
edition: 50, plus 18 artist's proofs
1989.2228.5

Sylvia Beach and James Joyce in front of her bookshop 'Shakespeare & Company' 1983–84
from the portfolio James Joyce in Paris/ Nine etchings 1983–1984.
etching
18.0 x 13.0; 33.2 x 25.2 cm
edition: 20/75
1989.2228.3

Pierre BONNARD
France 1867–1947

Le bain [The bath] c. 1925
lithograph
29.8 x 21.0; 36.6 x 27.6 cm
edition: 525
1974.134

Louise BOURGEOIS
France born 1911
working United States

Homely girl, A life 1992
a book in two volumes: text by Arthur Miller; etchings by Louise Bourgeois
New York : Peter Blum Editions, 1992
etching, photolithography, letterpress
29.2 x 22.0 cm
edition: 18/100
Gift of Orde Poynton Esq CMG 1995
1995.473.1-2V

Chuck CLOSE
United States born 1940

Chuck burnishing 1972
from the portfolio The Chuck Close mezzotint "Keith".
photo-etching, letterpress.
21.4 x 17.2; 37.4 x 28.0 cm
edition: 13/20
Gift of Ivan Durrant 1978.
1978.620.3

Chuck resting among his images 1972
from the portfolio The Chuck Close mezzotint "Keith".
photo-etching, letterpress
21.4 x 17.2; 37.4 x 28.0 cm
edition: 13/20
Gift of Ivan Durrant 1978
1978.620.4

Keith (J) 1972
from the portfolio The Chuck Close mezzotint "Keith".
mezzotint
33.6 x 31.8 cm
edition: trial proof (J)
1976.82.10

Keith (K) 1972
from the portfolio The Chuck Close mezzotint “Keith”.
mezzotint
43.2 x 32.7 cm
edition: trial proof (K)
1976.82.11

Keith (L) 1972
from the portfolio The Chuck Close mezzotint "Keith".
mezzotint
39.2 x 39.6 cm
edition: trail proof (L)
1976.82.12

Keith/mezzotint 1972
mezzotint
113.0 x 89.5; 130.8 x 106.2 cm
edition: D from 4 artist's proofs, lettered A–D
1976.81

John COPLEY
Great Britain 1875–1950

A lavatory 1909
colour lithograph
33.2 x 47.5; 39.8 x 52.6 cm
edition: trial proof
Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1991
1991.81

Max ERNST
France 1891–1950

La femme 100 têtes [The 100 headless woman] 1929
offset lithography
24.6 x 19.0 cm
edition: 848/1000
Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1995
1995.474

Richard ESTES

No title (Grant's) 1972
from the portfolio 8 Urban landscapes 1972
colour screenprint
35.8 x 51.7; 50.0 x 70.0 cm
edition: 72/75
1977.856.4

No title (Escalator) 1979
from the portfolio of 8 Urban landscapes no. 2
colour screenprint
50.6 x 33.4; 70.0 x 50.1 cm
edition: artist's proof
1979.2469.2

No title (Restaurant) 1979
from the portfolio of 8 Urban landscapes no. 2
colour screenprint
45.4 x 35.6; 69.8 x 50.0 cm
edition: artist's proof
1979.2469.8

Eugene FELDMAN
United States born 1921

Girl from Brooklyn (Barbara Streisand) 1966
colour photolithograph
78.8 x 53.7; 96.6 x 63.8 cm
edition: one of 3 proofs.
1987.1814

Wolfgang GAFGEN
France born 1936

No title 1980
plates 5 and 6 from the portfolio Hata 1980
mezzotint
39.6 x 52.8; 57.4 x 76.4 cm
edition: 10/91
1981.2864.5 and. 6

Richard HAMILTON
Great Britain born 1922

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas 1967
colour screenprint
51.6 x 77.0; 65.6 x 95.9 cm
edition: artist's proof 6/10
1982.2235

I'm dreaming of a black Christmas 1971
colour screenprint, collotype
51.0 x 76.2; 75.0 x 100.0 cm
edition: artist’s proof 4/15
1982.2240

Palindrome 1974
from the portfolio Mirrors of the mind 1974
hologram
59.6 x 44.0; 72.4 x 57.0 cm
edition: 39/100
1980.858.10

A dedicated follower of fashion 1980
photogravure, engraving, open bite, lift-ground and aquatint
58.2 x 38.0; 76.0 x 56.8 cm
edition: 46/100
1987.1508

Mother and child 1984
from the Greenham Common portfolio 1984
drypoint, hand coloured with blue acrylic paint.
17.7 x 17.6; 38.2 x 28.6 cm
edition: 7/40
1986.1749.2

David HOCKNEY
Great Britain born 1937
working United States

Gregory in the pool 1978
from a series of unique works entitled Paper Pool
hand-coloured and pressed coloured paper pulp
85.4 x 129.0 cm
unique paperwork
1979.2888

Swimming pool, Fire Island 1978
from Artists' postcards series II
offset lithography
9.6 x 14.6; 10.2 x15.2 cm
edition: unknown
979.20.18

Lithograph of water made of lines 1978–80
plates1, 6 and 7 from the series Pool I
colour lithograph
49.8 x 70.6; 66.6 x 86.6 cm
edition: right to print proof
1980.2323.1, .6 and .7

Edward HOPPER
United States 1882–1967

Night shadows 1921
from the portfolio American etchings 1924
drypoint.
17.6 x 21.0; 27.7 x 35.4 cm
edition: 500/600
1985.1987

Jasper JOHNS
United States born 1930

High school days 1969
The critic smiles 1969
Bread 1969
three works from the Lead relief series 1969
lead relief with polystyrene.
59.1 x 44.0 cm
edition: right to print proof
1973.1057
1973.1058
973.1061

"M" Black state 1972
colour lithograph, photolithograph
70.6 x 47.0; 88.0 x 65.0 cm
edition: right to print proof
973.890

Ale cans 1975
lithograph
44.0 x 54.5; 58.0 x 78.6 cm
edition: artist’s proof 4/11
1976.1478

Ale cans 1975
lithograph
31.8 x 46.2; 51.0 x 66.0 cm
edition: artist's proof 4/11
1976.1480

RB KITAJ
United States born 1932
working Great Britain

Pogany 1966
colour screenprint, photo-screenprint
60.8 x 91.4; 68.8 x 113.0 cm
edition: artist’s proof
1980.2070

London by night No. II 1969
screenprint, photo-screenprint
53.8 x 102.0; 70.4 x 104.2 cm
edition: artist’s proof
Gift of RB Kitaj 1985
1985.1130

A life (B) 1975
colour lithograph
74.0 x 53.0 cm
edition: artist’s proof 6/14
1980.2090

Mary Ann 1980
offset lithograph
49.2 x 35.6; 64.0x 45.8 cm
edition: artist's proof
Gift of RB Kitaj 1985
1985.1164

After Bonnard 1987
etching

20.2 x 20.2; 32.4 x 30.6 cm
edition: artist’s proof
Gift of RB Kitaj 1985
985.1168

Alexander KOSOLAPOV
Russia born 1943
working United States

Lenin Coca-Cola 1990
screenprint
58.0 x 92.0; 76.0 x 108.0 cm
edition: 42/75
1991.514

Barbara KRUGER
United States born 1945

My pretty pony 1988
a book with prints by Barbara Kruger and text by Stephen King
New York : Whitney Museum of Art, 1988
lithograph, screenprint, letterpress
50.9 x 34.3 cm
edition: 250
Gift of Orde Poynton Esq. CMG 1995
1995.616

Martin LEWIS
Australia 1881–1962
United States of America from 1900

Wet Saturday 1929
drypoint
25.2 x 26.2; 34.2 x 40.0 cm
edition: 72
1986.1761

Chance meeting 1940–41
drypoint
26.4 x 18.8; 39.3 x 27.1 cm
edition: 100
1985.1986

Roy LICHTENSTEIN
United States 1923–1997

Haystack #3 1969
Haystack #5 1969
Haystack #6, state I 1969
from the Haystack series 1969
colour lithograph, screenprint
34.3 x 59.7; 52.7 x 78.1 cm
edition: right to print proof
1973.905.3, .5 and .7

Don NICE
United States born 1932

Big Coke 1973
colour lithograph
27.0 x 80.0; 63.8 x 99.4 cm
edition: 7/50
1977.842

Claes OLDENBURG
Sweden born 1929
working United States

Colossal screw in landscape 1976
from the Soft screw series 1976
lithograph
171.2 x 102.9 cm
edition: artist's proof 10/11
1977.942.5

Screwarch bridge, state II 1980
aquatint
60.0 x 128.6; 80.0 x 147.0 cm
edition: 6/35
1981.1302

Eduardo PAOLOZZI
Great Britain born 1924

plates 1, 2, 9, 10, 12, 15, 25, 32 and 40 from the portfolio Bunk! 1972
colour photo-screenprint , offset lithography, collage
34.0 x 24.0 cm approx.
edition: 8/100
1980.2139.1, .2, .9, .10, .11, .15, .26, .33 and .41

Philip PEARLSTEIN
United States born 1924

Two nudes on blue coverlet 1977
colour lithograph
70.6 x 102.0 cm
edition: printer's proof
1988.1934

Tom PHILLIPS
Great Britain born 1937

Ein deutsches Requiem — after Brahms 1971
a suite of 12 lithographs based on Brahms Op. 45
offset lithograph
22.8 x 15.2; 27.8 x 20.2 cm
edition: 49/50
1978.1031.198.1-12

Sigmar POLKE
Germany born 1941

Kölner Bettler 1972
Plates 2 and 3 from the series Kölner Bettler [Beggars of Cologne] 1972
offset lithograph
33.2 x 44.0; 42.8 x 60.8 cm
edition: 52/100
1987.728.2 and .3

Robert RAUSCHENBERG
United States born 1925

Booster 1967
from the Booster and seven studies series 1967
colour lithograph, screenprint
183.0 x 89.0 cm
edition: right to print proof
1973.927

Still 1968
from the Reels (B+C) series 1968
colour lithograph
76.0 x 56.2 cm
edition: right to print proof
1973.928.1

Sky garden 1969
from the Stoned moon series 1969
colour lithograph, screenprint
226.2 x 106.7 cm
edition: colour trial proof
1973.945

Sky garden 1969
from the Stoned moon series 1969
lithograph
225.9 x 106.4 cm
edition: right to print proof
1973.944

Signs 1970
colour photo-screenprint
109.2 x 86.4 cm
edition: 187/250
1986.1343

Gerhard RICHTER
Germany born 1932

Heiner Friedrich (nach einem Foto von Brigid Polk)
[Heiner Friedrich (after a photo by Brigid Polk)] 1970
colour offset lithograph
40.0 x 30.5; 42.6 x 31.5 cm
edition: 181/250
1989.2210

Robert RIGGS
United States 1896–1970

On the ropes c. 1932–3
lithograph
37.8 x 50.0; 47.6 x 58.2 cm
edition: 50
1986.1759

Children's ward c. 1940
lithograph
36.2 x 48.1; 48.6 x 63.4 cm
edition: 50
1986.1760

Edward RUSCHA
United States born 1937

Open 1975
Air, water, fire 1975
Music 1975
from the Tropical fish series 1975
colour screenprint, lacquer
65.6 x 83.2; 65.6 x 83.2 cm
edition: artist’s proofs VI
1976.1519
1976.1520
1976.1522

Lisp 1970
colour lithograph
50.8 x 71.2 cm
edition: 57/90
1988.1936

OOO 1970
colour lithograph
51.0 x 71.2 cm
edition: 47/90
1988.1935

Twentysix gasoline stations 1962
offset lithography
17.8 x 14.0 cm
edition: 3000 (3rd edition)
1981.840

Every building on the Sunset Strip 1966
offset lithography
18.0 x 14.4 cm
unnumbered edition
1981.1723

Thirtyfour parking lots in Los Angeles 1967
offset lithography
25.5 x 20.3 cm
edition: 2000 (2nd edition, 1974)
1981.842

Nine swimming pools and a broken glass 1968
offset lithography
17.8 x 14.2 cm
edition: 2000 (2nd edition)
1981.1722

Guacamole Airlines and other drawings 1980
offset lithography
25.4 x 26.0 cm
edition: unknown
1981.2824

Pravoslav SOVAK
Czechoslovakia born 1926
working Switzerland

Du fährst zu oft nach Heidelberg [You go to Heidelberg too often] 1983
A book of five photogravures by Pravoslav Sovak to a text by Heinrich Böll
Milan : Grafica Uno, 1983
photogravure, letterpress
33.8 x 30.4; 33.8 x 60.8 cm
edition: 32/135
1990.1822

Daniel SPOERRI
Romania born 1930
working France, Germany

Nine kinds of death c. 1975
plates 1, 4 and 9 from a suite of nine works
screenprint
53.2 x 55.0; 59.6 x 78.4 cm
edition: unknown
Gift of Daniel Thomas 1980.
1980.1669.1, .4 and .9

Wayne THIEBAUD
United States born 1920

Palm Ridge 1975
from Recent etchings I
colour soft-ground etching, aquatint
42.4 x 33.6; 75.4 x 58.6 cm
edition: 38/50
1980.785.2

Downgrade 1979
from Recent etchings II
etching, aquatint
50.6 x 32.8; 75.8 x 78.2 cm
edition: 38/50
1980.784.8

Joe TILSON
Great Britain born 1928

Transparency, clip-o-matic eyes 1967
Transparency, clip-o-matic lips 1967
Transparency, clip-o-matic breast 1971
colour photo-screenprint on polymer film and paper,
67.9 x 48.4; 71.3 x 51.2 cm
edition: artist's proof
1978.1030.4, .5 and .10

Che Guevara 1968
photo-screenprint on polymer film, wood
121.9 x 121.6 cm
edition: D from an edition of six
1978.1030.83

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Artists' postcards series II: New York 1978
offset lithography
10.4 x 15.4 cm
edition: D from an edition of six
1979.20.1–50

Joel-Peter WITKIN
United States born 1939

Joel Peter Witkin 1993
photogravure
56.4 x 42.2 cm
edition: 25/175
1994.1366.1-12

Paul WUNDERLICH
Germany born 1927

plates 2 and 12 from the portfolio Twilight 1971
colour lithography
offset lithography
83.8 x 63.0 cm
edition: 28/125
1972.323.2 and .12