Portrait of Malcolm Morley II (etched glass) 1976


Portrait of Malcolm Morley II (etched glass)

Catalogue raisonné no. 383

Artist's CR 362

Ingrams and Halliwell no. 66


Albuquerque, New Mexico

Three etched glass sheets, mounted in frame.

Edition of 20

18 x 18 x3 inches / 0 cm

Selected Citations and Comments

I first saw the etched glass technique on the windows of a customised van in New Mexico, where I spent a year in 1976-7 teaching at the University. In these works I used it to extend the possibilities of printmaking. The imagery is figurative and highly stylised.

Gerald Laing, Gerald Laing: Paintings and Sculpture 1963–1983, exhibition catalogue, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry, 1983