Charles Blackman stands among Australia’s most beloved and collectable artists. With a career as distinct as it is diverse, his work is consistently informed by a sense of childlike wonder.
In ‘Dancing Children’ Blackman revels in this wonder. Picturing a child frollicking, unaware and uncaring of who watches, this work recalls the sheer joy of being young and alive. It testifies to Blackman’s status as among the key chroniclers of childhood. Plus, is there anything more liberating than to dance?
This excellently provenanced work exemplifies Blackman's mastery of graphic practices. An elegant and exuberant find for fans of Blackman and modernist art, come dancing with ‘Dancing Children’.
Artist: Charles BLACKMAN, (1928 - 2018)
Title: 'Dancing Children - Blue', 1989
Medium: Etching and aquatint on embossed paper
Edition: edition of 70
Image Size: 20 x 14 cm (height x width)
Paper Dimensions: 39 x 26 cm (height x width)
Signed: Signed with initials, titled and editioned in margin
Condition: Image excellent.