Tim Head

Black Light

1973

Artist
Tim Head born 1946
Medium
Photograph, black and white, on paper
Dimensions
Image: 749 x 479 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
P07615

Not on display

Catalogue entry

P07615 BLACK LIGHT 1973

Inscribed ‘1973’ and ‘Black Light’ and ‘ed.15’ on back
Photograph, printed by Michael Dyer Associates and published by the artist and Anthony Stokes, 29 1/2×18 7/8 (75×48)
Purchased from Anthony Stokes (Grant-in-Aid) 1982

Photography for both [P07616 and P07615] was by the artist with Chris Davies; they were printed by Michael Dyer Associates and mounted by the artist. Both are from a group of six black and white photographic works made in 1973–4 in which plays upon mirror-image illusions, paradoxes and reversals are used to test ‘reality’.

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

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