John Christie Exchange 1976

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Artwork details

Artist
John Christie born 1945
Title
Exchange
Date 1976
Medium Gouache and photograph on paper
Dimensions Image: 252 x 203 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
P07524
Not on display

Catalogue entry

P07524 EXCHANGE 1976

Inscribed ‘John Christie Feb. 76’ bottom right and ‘Exchange’ and ‘8/50’
Photograph with hand colouring, printed and published by the artist, 9 7/8×8 (25.2× 20.3)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1982

At the time when this group of prints was acquired the artist supplied notes on them. Of ‘Exchange’ he wrote: ‘The title refers both to the exchange of work between myself and Dora Maurer and the “exchange” of colour values as the image went through the photographic process.’ Dora Maurer is a Hungarian artist with whom Christie was in correspondence, see below.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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