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2009/68/1-20 Sculpture of apple, 1 of 6, 'Masked Apple (after Magritte)', part of George and Joyce Gittoes Yellow House Puppet Theatre collection, surrealist, earthenware, designed and made by Joyce Gittoes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1972. Click to enlarge.

Sculpture of apple, 1 of 6, ‘Masked Apple (after Magritte)’, part of George and Joyce Gittoes Yellow House Puppet Theatre collection, surrealist, earthenware, designed and made by Joyce Gittoes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1972

By Gittoes, Joyce in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1971.

The Yellow House, was one of Australia’s most colourful contributions to the hippy / psychedelic era of the late 1960s and early 1970s. It opened to the public on April’s Fools Day 1970.

The Powerhouse Museum holds a reconstructed Yellow House puppet theatre, along with an original puppet storage chest, photographs, artworks and other material relating to the puppet theatre created for the Yellow House between 1969-1970. Together, these puppets and artworks were used and seen on a daily basis ...

Summary

Object No.

2009/68/1-20

Object Statement

Sculpture of apple, 1 of 6, 'Masked Apple (after Magritte)', part of George and Joyce Gittoes Yellow House Puppet Theatre collection, surrealist, earthenware, designed and made by Joyce Gittoes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1972

Physical Description

Sculpture of apple, 1 of 6, 'Masked Apple (after Magritte)', part of George and Joyce Gittoes Yellow House Puppet Theatre collection, surrealist, earthenware, designed and made by Joyce Gittoes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1972

Dimensions

Height

170 mm

Width

180 mm

Depth

160 mm

Production

Notes

The sculpture was made by Joyce Gittoes.

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Sculpture of apple, 1 of 6, 'Masked Apple (after Magritte)', part of George and Joyce Gittoes Yellow House Puppet Theatre collection, surrealist, earthenware, designed and made by Joyce Gittoes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1968-1972 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 November 2019, <https://ma.as/416670>

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