Kenneth MartinChance and Order Group VIII, Drawing 6 1971

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Artist
Kenneth Martin (1905‑1984)
Title
Chance and Order Group VIII, Drawing 6
Date 1971
MediumGraphite and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 343 x 229 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1974
Reference
T01848
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T01848

Pencil and ink on graph paper, 343 x 229 mm (13 1/2 x 9 in)
Inscribed by the artist in blue crayon ‘L’ top right, in pencil ‘Drawing 6 VIII/6’ bottom left and in red ink ‘second version of | (3) 17.10.71’ bottom right; a chart of numbers, variously marked, bottom right
Purchased from the Waddington Galleries, London (Grant-in Aid) 1974

Exhibited:
Kenneth Martin: Paintings, Waddington Galleries II, London, February-March (not in catalogue)
Kenneth Martin, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, April-June 1979 (39, reproduced p.55)

Literature:
Tate Gallery Acquisitions, 1972-4, London 1975, pp.197-8 (reproduced)
Andrew Forge and Hilary Lane, Chance and Order: Drawings by Kenneth Martin, London 1973, pp.7, 56-7 (reproduced in colour p… (read more)

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