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Title

You don't even look Aboriginal

1991


Artist

Bronwyn Bancroft

Australia

1958 -

Language group

Bundjulung, South-east region


Details


Place where the work was made

Grafton New South Wales Australia


Date

1991


Materials used

gouache, collage on paper


Dimensions

110.0 x 75.7 cm sight; 130.9 x 95.3 x 2.4 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated. l.r. corner, black ink " BMBANCROFT" 1991".


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1993


Location

Not on display


Accession number

11.1993


Artist information

Bronwyn Bancroft

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

  • unknown, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Aug 2007–28 Oct 2007

  • Boomalli: 20 years on, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Sep 2007–28 Oct 2007

  • Bronwyn Bancroft 1981-2011, Carriageworks, 02 Feb 2012–17 Mar 2012


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Board of Studies of New South Wales, Aboriginal Perspective- History Teaching Kit, Sydney, 1995.

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 105 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale and Ann Jackson-Nakano, Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Port Melbourne, 2003, 12 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 128, 129 (colour illus.), 136, 139. plate no. 63

NSW Department of Education and Training, Speakers of Aboriginal English and the Year 5 Basic Skills Test 2002, Sydney, 2002, 12 (illus.). Educational brochure produced by the NSW Department of Education and Training as teaching resource for primary school teachers.

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, Aboriginal art collections: highlights from Australia's public museums and galleries, 'Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney', pg. 40-45, Sydney, 2001, 43 (colour illus.). plate no. 25

Lisa Slade and Rachael Kirsten, Enter Art, Sydney, 2000, sheet number 1 (colour illus.). Education kit produced by the NSW Department of Education and Training as teaching resource for primary school teachers.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Aboriginal Studies - Higher School Certificate, Sydney, 1999, colour illus..