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An image of The Garden of Eden by Trevor Nickolls

Trevor Nickolls

(Australia 1949 – Oct 2012)

Language group
Ngarrindjeri, Southern Riverine region
Title
The Garden of Eden
Place of origin
AdelaideSouth AustraliaAustralia
Year
1982
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions

125.0 x 121.7 cm sight; 125.5 x 124.3 x 4.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black synthetic polymer paint "Nickolls" . Not dated.
Credit
Purchased with funds provided by Ronald Brierley 1992
Accession number
230.1992
Copyright
© Trevor Nickolls. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Ulli Beier, Dream-Time, Machine Time: The Art of Trevor Nickolls, New South Wales, 1985. plate no. 11

Jennifer Isaacs, Aboriginality : Contemporary Aboriginal paintings and prints, 1989, 75.

Margo Neale, Yiribana, Sydney, 1994, 5 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 46, 47 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 20

Nicholas Thomas, Transitions, 'Utopia is a particular place', pg. 50-57, Darwin, 2000, 51-52, 53 (colour illus.). cat.no. 18

Unknown, Venice Biennale catalogue, 1990. plate no. 18

Exhibition history (6)

Australian Bicentennial Touring exhibition 1988, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1988–1988

Venice Biennale (1990), Australian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, 27 May 1990–30 Oct 1990

Aboriginal art at the 1990 Venice Biennale, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 08 Sep 1990–31 Oct 1990

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997

Transitions: 17 Years of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Djamu Gallery, Sydney, 02 Sep 2000–26 Nov 2000

Landscape as metaphor, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, 27 Apr 2001–10 Jun 2001