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Tim Burstall


Artist

John Bloomfield

Australia

1950 -


About

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


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

186.1976


Archibald Prize

- 1975


Artist information

John Bloomfield

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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.).