T01784 Engraving in Wood No. 26 1973
Inscribed 'TOP [with an arrow] | HOUTGRAFIEK NO. XXVI 1973. HOUT 120 x 120cm. | AD. DEKKERS. HOLLAND | AD '73' on the back
Chipboard with synthetic resin surface, 47 1/4 x 47 1/4 (120 x 120)
Purchased from the artist through the Lucy Milton Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1973
Exh: Ad Dekkers, Lucy Milton Gallery, London, September-October 1973 (works not listed); Series, Tate Gallery, December 1977-January 1978 (14)
The notes on the systems underlying the two works by Ad Dekkers [see also note on ] are based on explanations given by the artist in September 1973.
Both works are square (120 x 120cm) and have four short horizontal or vertical lines cut into the chipboard with a milling machine; these lines indicate the beginning of a regular grid dividing the square into nine equal smaller squares…