He who casts the first feather; Barry CLEAVIN; 1993; 1291

Name/Title

He who casts the first feather

About this object

A black etched interior scene with gridded surfaces and two opposing open windows. A primate skeleton is located in the centre of the room. They are holding a large feather above their head and the image implies that the primate is moving the feather from one aperture to the other.

Maker

Barry CLEAVIN

Date Made

1993

Medium and Materials

Etching on paper

Place Made

Christchurch

Subject and Association Keywords

Anatomy

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals/Primate

Subject and Association Keywords

Architecture

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals/Birds/Feather

Subject and Association Keywords

Geometric

Subject and Association Keywords

Grid

Subject and Association Keywords

Architecture/Window

Named Collection

Dame Ann and John Hercus

Credit Line

Gifted by Ann and John Hercus in 2014

Object Type

Print

Object number

1291

Rights

All rights reserved

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Tags
Anatomy
Animals
Architecture
Birds
Feather
Geometric
Grid
Primate
Window

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