Item - Untitled: Extinction is forever

ID UNSW A 1998/0796 (088508)
Artist George SCHWARZ (1935 - )
Title Untitled: Extinction is forever
Alternate Titles (chateau balloon)
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 Original frame:90 x 60 x 5.5 cms
  When 1990
  Where Australia, NSW, East Sydney
Style Montage
Subject Architecture
Credit Line Gift of the artist, 1998
Description/Remarks    From the Extinction is Forever series. Image divided into two: in upper section a colour photograph of a hot air balloon in the shape of a chateau. Below a photograph of a drawing found on a wall in Darlinghurst, Sydney. Both within an ornate gilded border created by an acetate sheet printed with an image of 18th century engraving. Window mount covered in black velvet, in stained timber box frame.
Exhibition History

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