John Christie

Sounds Barely Heard ...

1979

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Artist
John Christie born 1945
Medium
Watercolour and screenprint on paper
Dimensions
Support: 394 x 292 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1981
Reference
P07526

Catalogue entry

P07526 SOUNDS BARELY HEARD... 1979

Inscribed ‘John Christie Aug 79’ bottom right and ‘Sounds Barely Heard’ and ‘54/ 65’
Screenprint with hand colouring, printed and published by the artist, 15 1/2×11 1/2 (35.5×25.2)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1982

'The title is a quotation from George Brecht and the image tries to depict sounds slowly falling in a night forest.’ (loc.cit.)

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

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