Item - Untitled: Extinction is forever

ID UNSW A 1998/0797 (088507)
Artist George SCHWARZ (1935 - )
Title Untitled: Extinction is forever
Alternate Titles (rhino skull)
Category Assemblage
Medium mixed media
Materials colour photographs, printed acetate, gilding; velvet mount, stained timber frame; glass.
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 46.00
  Width 31.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Frame:90 x 60 x 5.5 cms
  When 1990
  Where Australia, NSW, East Sydney
Style Montage
Subject Environment
Credit Line Gift of the artist, 1998
Description/Remarks    From the Extinction is Forever series. Image depicts still life of rhino skull and dried rhino horns on table before collaged draped grey curtain; colour photograph of lake and woodland behind cloth; a row of floral Art Nouveau tiles along upper edge; beneath still life is smaller rectangular close-up photograph of flint-lock pistol. Whole image bordered by acetate printed with green Victorian border pattern; a second acetate sheet behind is treated with gilding.
Exhibition History

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