Print Out 1979

Synthetic polymer paint and pencil on canvas, 90 x 122

signed, dated and titled [on reverse]

Coll.: unknown

The earliest of several similarly named canvases (see also 1980-81), based on dot-matrix computer print-outs and embroidery patterns. Arkley’s files contain several slides (one with process date Dec83).

Untitled [‘Lines and Spots’] 1979 [W/P]. is a closely related work on paper.


  • auctioned by Deutscher-Menzies, Melb., 10/8/98, lot 174 (ill.; above; no provenance given; est.$3-4,000; sold for $3,000 plus buyer’s premium)


  • Butler 1999: 49 (ill.): as with Deutscher-Menzies.