Terry Winters Field Note (2) 1992

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Artwork details

Artist
Terry Winters born 1949
Title
Field Note (2)
Date 1992
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions Image: 210 x 160 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1997
Reference
P11447
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

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Although Winters works from biological illustrations, he prefers not to reveal his specific sources. He wants his prints, like his paintings, to conjure a range of associations, deliberately creating images 'where meanings are open-ended'. Like his paintings, his prints combine allusive natural and organic forms into complex abstract imagery. Field Notes (2) and (4) suggest a range of natural forms from cellular or crystalline structures to embryology.

September 2004