Stanley William Hayter Hex 1981

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Hex
Date 1981
Medium Engraving on paper
Dimensions Image: 495 x 492 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
P07478
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Catalogue entry

P07478 HEX 1981

Inscribed ‘SW Hayter’ bottom right and ‘Hex’ and ‘E 1/5’
Engraving, printed by the artist with Hector Saunier and published by the artist (edition size not known), 19 1/2×19 3/8 (49.5× 49.2)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1981

'Ceiling’ [P07477]is an abstraction of the interior of Hayter's studio (in Paris), with its very high ceiling and tall window. In the engraving ‘Hex’ the window appears again, with his characteristic looping, gestural line in a more abstract, spatial configuration.


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

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