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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
The Garden of Eden
Place of origin
AdelaideSouth AustraliaAustralia
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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.
Purchased with funds provided by Ronald Brierley 1992
Accession number
© Trevor Nickolls. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
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: 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.). 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

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