Bryan Wynter 1915-1975
T00765 Imoos VI 1965
Not inscribed [except with instructions for wiring, etc.].
Electrically driven mobile of six gouache-coloured cards suspended on wire arms by plastic threads, in front of a 36 in. concave parabolic mirror in a chipboard box with interior lighting. Dimensions of the box, 43 x 39¾ x 46 (109 x 101 x 117), plus a smaller box on top housing the motor, 4¼ x 15 x 15 (11 x 38 x 38).
Purchased from the artist through the Waddington Galleries (Grant-in-Aid) 1965.
Exh: Waddington Galleries, July 1965 (6).
The artist wrote (March 1966) that ‘Imoos VI’ was the last to be made of six pieces shown at Waddington’s in July ‘65: ‘Many people were surprised that I should “branch out” into kinetics. In point of fact, though primarily a painter I have always been active in this other field. The correlation between my painting and kinetic work remains as it always was, a primary and secondary activity, running parallel, spilling over to some degree one into the other but not displacing one another…