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An image of Untitled by Angus Nivison

Angus Nivison

(Australia 1953 – )

Title
Untitled
Year
(2006)
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
charcoal, pastel, synthetic polymer paint, scraping out on paper
Dimensions

21.3 x 19.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., "A N".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2007
Accession number
254.2007
Copyright
© Angus Nivison
Location
Not on display
Further information

There are relatively few images of bushfire in Australian art - the best known are Strutt's 'Black Thursday' (1864) and Fred Williams' bushfire drawings and gouaches. Angus Nivison's painting and this related work on paper are powerful and memorable contemporary equivalents.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2007