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Title

Male and female figures

collected 1961


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Cultural origin

Asmat people


Date

collected 1961


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved wood


Dimensions

129.5 x 37.5 cm


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

167.1976



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales (Editor), Catalogue of acquisitions 1976, Sydney, 1976, 97 (illus.). cat.no. 298

Ian North (Editor), Special exhibitions at the Art Gallery of South Australia: Seventh Adelaide Festival of Arts 1972, Adelaide, 1972. 'Arts of Oceania'; cat.no. 203

NSW Department of Education and Training, Education gazette, Sydney, Dec 1966, front and back cover (illus.).

Helen Sweeney., Sunday telegraph, 'The week in art', Sydney, 01 May 1966, (illus.). Caption reads: 'Two figures from South West New Guinea at an exhibition of Melanesian art at the Art Gallery of NSW', in 'What's on in art' section.

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 195