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96/76/1 Photograph, cibachrome print, 'Brenton in Gingham', paper, set design by Brenton Heath-Kerr and Brendon Williamson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, photograph by Peter Elfes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, printed by Australian Imaging Group, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1992. Click to enlarge.

'Brenton in Gingham' photograph by Peter Elfes

Designed
Photograph, 'Brenton in "Gingham" ', cibachrome print, Brenton Heath-Kerr/ Brendon Williamson/Peter Elfes, Sydney, Australia, 1992-1996.
Photograph titled 'Brenton in "Gingham" ', showing Brenton Heath-Kerr in his "Gingham Woman" costume of 1991, the photographic set art directed by Brendon Williamson showing "Gingham Woman" in domestic environment having breakfast, the light entering from a window with gingham curtains, the table set for breakfast with tea cup, cereal bowl and daisies on …

Summary

Object No.

96/76/1

Object Statement

Photograph, cibachrome print, 'Brenton in Gingham', paper, set design by Brenton Heath-Kerr and Brendon Williamson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, photograph by Peter Elfes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, printed by Australian Imaging Group, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1992-1996

Physical Description

Photograph, 'Brenton in "Gingham" ', cibachrome print, Brenton Heath-Kerr/ Brendon Williamson/Peter Elfes, Sydney, Australia, 1992-1996.
Photograph titled 'Brenton in "Gingham" ', showing Brenton Heath-Kerr in his "Gingham Woman" costume of 1991, the photographic set art directed by Brendon Williamson showing "Gingham Woman" in domestic environment having breakfast, the light entering from a window with gingham curtains, the table set for breakfast with tea cup, cereal bowl and daisies on gingham table cloth, "Gingham Woman" uses gingham serviette, photographed by Peter Elfes in 1992, cibachrome print by the Australian Imaging Group, Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, 1995.

Marks

Signed: `P Elfes/1996'.

Dimensions

Height

520 mm

Width

420 mm

Production

Notes

Costume designed by Brenton Heath-Kerr in 1991, photographic set designed by Brendon Williamson (information from the photographer).

Photograph by Peter Elfes. Born Darlinghurst, 1961. Father was a photo-journalist. Diploma of Photography, Sydney Technical College, 1983. Worked Freeman Studios, 1981-1991. To NY 1991. Returned to Sydney. Worked for the Sydney Star Observer. Specializes in special event photography eg Mardi Gras, Sleaze Balls, rock concerts etc. Work represented in 'Art in the Age of AIDS' exhibition, National Gallery of Australia 1994/1995. Solo exhibition Holdsworth Contemporary Gallery, 1988.

Photographed in 1992, cibachrome print 1996.

History

Notes

This print was produced for the Powerhouse Museum's 'Absolutely Mardi Gras Exhibition', 1996. The image has been produced as a postcard in 1992 (94/111/2-14/15) and illustrated in 'BRENTON the man in the irony mask', Paul Hayes, OUTRAGE, July 1993.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1996

Acquisition Date

25 February 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Brenton in Gingham' photograph by Peter Elfes 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 December 2022, <https://ma.as/154414>

Wikipedia

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