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Title

Study for 'Ambiguous evidence'


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

252.2001


Artist information

James Gleeson

Works in the collection

479


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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