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Collection

James Gleeson

(Australia 21 Nov 1915 – 20 Oct 2008)

Title
Study for 'Ambiguous evidence'
Year
1997
Media categories
Drawing, Collage
Materials used
charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper
Dimensions

37.9 x 51.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., charcoal "Gleeson 16.2.97".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2001
Accession number
252.2001
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 118 (colour illus.). cat.no. 55

Exhibition history (1)

James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Apr 2003–15 Jun 2003