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Here’s artist John Young at home with some collected works from the collection of John Young and Kate Mizrahi.
JY portrait in front of a series of 1976 etchings According to Des Esseintes – a collaboration between George Baldessin and Imants Tillers. Photograph: Zan Wimberley.
“The Shaman of Art” – Joseph Beuys photograph by Buby Durini, 1972. “Invited by the spouses Lucrezia De Domizio and Buby Dorini, Joseph Beuys arrived in Bolognano (Pescara) in 1972,” says John.
“Here, he carried out a series of artistic activities, including the foundation for the institute for the Rebirth of Agriculture (1967), the creation of the Paradise Plantation with the planting of 7000 plants for the restoration of biodiversity (1982), and the work Olivestone (1984).”
A 1959 work by Tony Tuckson hangs above the fireplace.
A unique fabric assemblage with screen-printing by Robert Rauschenberg titled Samarkand Stitches III 1988, in the hallway.
Left to right: Three 1993 New Zealand Seascapes by Laurence Aberhart (represented by Gow Langsford); Square Word Calligraphy: Art for the People, by Xu Bing, 2000; Finder’s Street Study by Pei Pei He, 2018; Emma (Nude on a Staircase), a signed reproduction on card by Gerhard Richter c.1966; and the lithograph Female Torso by Andre Derain, 1945.
Godfrey Miller’s Harmony c.1950 and Nonggirrnga Marawilli’s Pink Lightening, 2019, are propped together on the mantel.