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An image of Tim Burstall by John Bloomfield

John Bloomfield

(Australia 1950 – )

Title
Tim Burstall
Year
1975
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions

176.0 x 176.0 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner verso, brown fibre-tipped pen "John Bloomfield./ 75'".
Credit
Gift of Barry Stern Galleries 1976
Accession number
186.1976
Copyright
© John Bloomfield. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work was the winner in the 1975 Archibald Prize but was later disqualified. The work was acquired by the Gallery in 1976.

Bibliography (2)

Vivien Gaston, Controversy: the power of art, 'Is it art?: the Archibald', pg. 6-8, Mornington, 2012, 8 (colour illus.), 26.

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Into the 1970s', pg. 63-87, Sydney, 1999, 72 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Controversy: the power of art, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, 21 Jun 2012–12 Aug 2012