Untitled : Or the Use of the Word 'It' single work   poetry   "Its tank is as"
Alternative title: The Work Which Established Hirt's Reputation ...
  • Author: John Kinsella http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/kinsella-john
Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997
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  • Epigraph: 'The work which established Hirst's reputation in the British art world is entitled The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (pl.324). It consists of a dead tiger shark floating in a tank of preservative fluid. The shark has been balanced and weighted so that it floats in the middle of its tank, just as though it were floating in its natural element.' - Artoday, Edward Lucie-Smith, Phaidon, 1995.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Lines of Sight John Kinsella , Tracy Ryan , Cambridge Applecross : Folio / Salt , 1997 Z1206137 1997 selected work poetry Cambridge Applecross : Folio / Salt , 1997 pg. 7-8
  • Appears in:
    y Visitants John Kinsella , Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe Books , 1999 Z382104 1999 selected work poetry Newcastle upon Tyne : Bloodaxe Books , 1999 pg. 41-42
  • Appears in:
    y Zoo Coral Hull , John Kinsella , Sydney : Paper Bark Press , 2000 Z303924 2000 anthology poetry Sydney : Paper Bark Press , 2000 pg. 51-52
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