Colin Self born 1941
T03976 Study for Rose Period No.3 1983 1983
Watercolour and newsprint transfer on wove paper 767 x 570 (30⅛ x 22½)
Inscribed 'Colin Self. 2. XII 1983 (Study for "Rose Period") Number 3.' b.l.
Presented by the artist 1985
The following entry has been approved by the artist and is based on an interview with him held on 8-9 January 1988 and on a talk given by him at the Tate Gallery, 28 February 1986. It also draws on information supplied by the artist in dated letters sent to the compiler during 1987-8.
The nine works discussed below were executed between 1983 and 1984 and, in common with all Self's work since the beginning of the 1980s, are part of the 'scheme' which the artist has called 'Works of Fusion'…