Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Richard Tipping - Everlasting Stone #11 Lamb
Innocence & Experience, 1979.
Black granite, engraved text. Dimensions say Width 40cm. Photographed in a butcher's window, 1980. Private collection, Sydney. This is the only record of this work, bought by Peter Lamb at the solo exhibition Airpoet at Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, 1980. Humans as the Tiger?
"When the stars threw down their spears / And water'd heaven with their tears: /
Did he smile his work to see? / Did he who made the Lamb make thee?"
William Blake, The Tyger, in Songs of Innocence and Experience