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Title

The Garden of Eden


Artist

Trevor Nickolls

Australia

1949 - Oct 2012

Language group

Ngarrindjeri, Southern Riverine region


Details


Place where the work was made

Adelaide South Australia Australia


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

230.1992


Artist information

Trevor Nickolls

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Adelaide

Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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