JOHN ERNEST (1922-1994)

Relief Construction

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JOHN ERNEST (1922-1994)

Relief Construction

Perstop, stainless steel and birch ply

H  46.00 cm (18.11 in)  |  W  92.00 cm (36.22 in)

Origin United Kingdom, 1955
Marks Signed, dated & inscribed with title verso
Condition Very good

Relief Construction 1955-64 by John Ernest

Provenance
James Crabtree

Exhibitions
ICA, John Ernest Constructions 1955-1964, 1964 no.3
Towards a Rational Aesthetic, Constructive Art in Post-war Britain, Osborne Samuel, 2007, no. 11
Decade 56/66 Abstract & Constructed, JHW Fine Art & Tadema Gallery, 2005, illustrated
Constructed Abstract Art in England - A Neglected Avant-Garde, Alastair Grieve 2005 p.197

Literature:
In 1964 the ICA exhibited 17 of his constructions and examples of his work are held by the Tate and Arts Council Collections.

Price Code

Ref No   147

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