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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)

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.).

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.

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.

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

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

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

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