Mark BoyleThe Rock and Scree Series (Triptych) 1977

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Artist
Mark Boyle (1934‑2005)
Title
The Rock and Scree Series (Triptych)
Date 1977
MediumNatural earth materials, resin and wood on 3 fibreglass panels
Dimensionsobject: 1848 x 1841 x 318 mm object: 1829 x 1829 x 419 mm object: 1829 x 1841 x 298 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented anonymously 1979
Reference
T02413
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T02413 ROCK AND SCREE SERIES 1977

Not inscribed
Earth etc. on fibreglass, three panels: left, 72 3/4 × 72 3/4 × 12 1/2 (185 × 185 × 32); centre, 72 × 72 × 16 1/2 (183 × 183 × 42.2); right, 72 × 72 3/4 × 11 1/2 (183 × 184 × 30)
Presented by Peter Moores 1979
Exh: Mark Boyle, Felicity Samuel Gallery, October–December 1977 (no catalogue); Venice Biennale, 1978 (British Pavilion 17, repr.); Mark Boyles [sic] und Joan Hills' Reise um der Welt 2, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, November–December 1978 (18–20, centre panel repr.); Art Anglais d' Aujourd'hui, Collection de la Tate Gallery, Londres, Musée Rath, Geneva, July–September 1980 (1, repr.)
Repr: Tate Gallery 1978–80, p.42

Boyle's works are reproductions of randomly chosen areas of the Earth's surface made by a variety of techniques which Boyle prefers to keep secret… (read more)

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