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    Sale 5389

    20th Century British Art

    16 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 140

    David Nash, R.A. (b. 1945)

    Crack and Whip Column

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    David Nash, R.A. (b. 1945)
    Crack and Whip Column
    Lime wood
    20 in. (50.8 cm.) high


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    To create Crack and Warp Column Nash used a chainsaw. He made evenly spaced horizontal cuts in an undried lime wood column and then allowed the exposed layers to split and bend at random as the moisture in the air chose.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct title for this work is Crack and Warp Column and not as stated in the catalogue. Please also note that the exhibition and literature details are incorrect and that the medium is Birch, and not as stated in the catalogue.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Otoineppu Spirit of Three Seasons, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, June - July 1995, no. 8, p. 23, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Otoineppu Spirit of the Three Seasons, June - July 1994, no. 8, where travelled to; Ngoya, City Art Museum, July - September 1994; Ashiya, City Museum of Art & History, November 1994 - January 1995; Saitama, The Museum of Modern Art, April - May 1995 and Ibaraki, Tsukuba Museum of Art, June - July 1995.