Kazimierz Makowski

Defence of the Environment

1983

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Kazimierz Makowski born 1951
Original title
Ochrona Srodowiska
Medium
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 482 × 766 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Professor Akumal Ramachander 1985
Reference
P11086

Catalogue entry

Kazimierz Makowski born 1951

P11086 Defence of the Environment 1983

Lithograph 482 x 766 (19 x 30 1/8) on paper 619 x 860 (24 3/8 x 33 7/8); printer unknown, publisher unknown, not editioned
Inscribed 'CYKL "OCHRONA SRODOWISKA" [...]' below image b.l. 'K. Makowski' below image b.r., and 'Litografia [...]' below image bottom centre
Presented by Professor Akumal Ramachander 1985

The shafts radiating from the top centre are full of small details giving the impression of apocalyptic stirrings. A mass of detail is enshrouded by cloud-like forms as the top of the image. At the top left are two interlocking spheres. A scroll wrapped around the bigger of the two reads 'Goliat'.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, p.412

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