Robyn Denny

Life Line I

1963

Not on display

Artist
Robyn Denny 1930–2014
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 2134 × 1829 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1965
Reference
T00740

Catalogue entry

Robyn Denny b. 1930

T00740 Life Line I 1963

Not inscribed.
Canvas, 84 x 72 (213.5 x 183).
Purchased from the artist through Kasmin Ltd. (Grant-in-Aid) 1965.
Exh: Kasmin Gallery, March 1964 (unnumbered but repr. in colour on invitation card); Britische Malerei der Gegenwart, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, May–June 1964 (27, wrongly titled ‘Life Line 2’), and tour to Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin and Bremen.
Repr: Art International, VIII, April 1964, p. 76 in colour.

One of a series of symmetrical compositions of interlocking shapes defined by rectilinear bands executed by Denny from about 1961.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1965–1966, London 1967.

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