Study for 'Ambiguous evidence'
21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008
The free handling of charcoal, contrasting dense black with smudged or rubbed out areas as in this drawing, parallels Gleeson's use of ink and spray-painted techniques in the collages of the 1970s.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 118.
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 16.2.97".
Gift of the artist 2001
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Apr 2003–15 Jun 2003
Referenced in 1 publication
Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 118 (colour illus.). cat.no. 55