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Katharine’s Piece (From ‘Four Plain Pieces’) Michael Ginsborg

Artist

Michael Ginsborg Ealing, London 1943 –

Date 1979
Object type painting
Medium, technique acrylic on blockboard
Dimensions

231 x 55 x 1.5 cm

Inventory number MO.91.117
Collection Department of Art after 1800
On view This artwork is not on display

The series of four items, each being dedicated to a person close to the artist, is an excellent illustration of Ginsborg’s inclination to experiment with playful formal ideas. One of this series is preserved in the collection, bearing the name of the artist’s daughter in its title. The structural skeleton of the four cheerful constructions painted with bright unarticulated colours, which can perhaps be tagged “relief-objects” as for their genre, is registered in the Small work drawing (MO.91.12).

Ferenc Tóth

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