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An image of Surry Hills Green by Peter Upward

Peter Upward

(Australia 29 Sep 1932 – Nov 1983)

Surry Hills Green
Media category
Materials used
oil, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard

162.2 x 120.5

Signature & date
Signed and dated bot. c., black synthetic polymer paint "Upward 60".
Purchased 1986
Accession number
© Courtesy Julie Harris
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Christopher Heathcote, Encounters with Australian modern art, 'Reconstruction culture 1945-1962', pg. 9-56, South Yarra, 2008, 52, 53 (colour illus.), 54. NOTE: Related work reproduced: titled 'Untitled' 1960, TarraWarra Museum of Art.

INK: Whiteley and Others, Sydney, 2006. List of works

Robert Raymond, 52 views of Rudy Komon, Sydney, 1999, 164.

East of the Sun, Sydney, 1997. List of works

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Bulletin, 'Brett Whiteley Studio - East of the Sun', pg. 30-31, Sydney, Aug 1996-Oct 1996, 30 (colour illus.).

Robert Hughes., Australian painting today: a survey of the past ten years, 'Introduction', Brisbane, 1963, (illus.). 75; Lent by Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney; not paginated.

Exhibition history (5)

Clement Meadmore - Peter Upward (1960), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 31 Aug 1960–12 Sep 1960

Australian painting today: a survey of the past ten years (1963-64):

East of the Sun (1997), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 01 Jun 1997–17 Nov 1997

Ink: Whiteley and others (2006), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 29 Apr 2006–20 Aug 2006

Frozen gestures: the art and philosophy of Peter Upward, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 20 Oct 2007–02 Dec 2007