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An image of After Sirius by Michael Johnson
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Michael Johnson

(Australia 1938 – )

Title
After Sirius
Year
1987-1988
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on Belgian linen
Dimensions

213.0 x 457.5 x 4.0 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Signed and dated verso on right stretcher member, black fibre-tipped pen "M. Johnson 1988".
Credit
Purchased with assistance from the Moët & Chandon Art Acquisition Fund 1988
Accession number
130.1988
Copyright
© Michael Johnson
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (15)

Christopher Allen, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'An exuberant Johnson turns new artist at 50', pg. 84, Sydney, 11 Feb 1989, 84. Review of Art Gallery of New South Wales retrospective exhibition.

Anthony Bond and Victoria Lynn, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'Contemporary Practice - Here, There, Everywhere ...', pg. 229-285, Sydney, 1994, 250 (colour illus.).

Michael Desmond, Contemporary: Art Gallery of New South Wales Contemporary Collection, 'Abstraction', pg.16-59, Sydney, 2006, 40 (colour illus.).

Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne (Compilator), Deutscher and Hackett fine art auction: Melbourne 26 November 2008, Woollahra, Nov 2008, 55, 56. Related work: 'Jarocin Blue' 1989, lot 26

Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Harbour', pg. 123-124, Glebe, 2000, 128 (colour illus.).

Glenis Israel, Artwise: visual arts 9-10, 'Michael Johnson', pg. 96-98, Milton, 2011, 97 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 172 (colour illus.).

Barbara Konkolowicz, Look, 'Big Blue Sydney Harbour Through The Eyes of Artists', pg. 20-21, Heidelberg, May 1997, 20 (colour illus.).

Elwyn Lynn, The Weekend Australian, 'Conjuring with four masters in full flight', pg. 14, Surry Hills, 14 May 1988-15 May 1988, 14. Review of Macquarie Galleries exhibition in Weekend Magazine's Arts section, edited by Maria Prerauer.

Margaret Marsh, Michelle Watts and Craig Malyon, Art - art, research, theory, Melbourne, 1999, 149 (colour illus.). plate no. 16.8

John McDonald, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Johnson: the master of colour and mood', pg. 76, Sydney, 07 May 1988, 76. Review of Macquarie Galleries exhibition.

Barry Pearce, Michael Johnson, Roseville, 2004, 72-73 (colour illus.), 98, 100, 106, 200. plate no. 41

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Michael Johnson', pg. 22-25, Newtown, Apr 2004, 22-23 (colour illus.), 25.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape and gesture', pg. 239-240, Sydney, 2000, 262 (colour illus.), 301.

The Brett Whiteley Studio (Editor), Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.

Exhibition history (4)

Michael Johnson, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1988–1988

Michael Johnson paintings 1968-1988, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Feb 1989–02 Apr 1989

Big Blue - the painted harbour (1997), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jun 1997–29 Mar 1998

Harbour, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 05 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000