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Title

My Favourite Place

1996


Artist

James Simon

Australia

1959 -

Language group

Wiradjuri, Southern Riverine region


Details


Place where the work was made

New South Wales Australia


Date

1996


Media category

Painting


Materials used

diptych: synthetic polymer paint on canvas


Dimensions

122.5 x 113.0 x 2.0 cm stretcher overall :

a - left panel - sun in corner; 112.5 x 113 cm

b - right panel - Aboriginal figures dancing; 112.5 x 113 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l.corner [diagonal]., synthetic polymer paint "J.P.SIMONS / 96 [underlined]".


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

286.1997.a-b


Artist information

James Simon

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
New South Wales

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


National Parks and Wildlife Services, Aboriginal Place Declarations, Hurstville, circa 2000, colour illus.. colour brochure with poster of this painting on one side and information about Aboriginal Place declarations and the nomination of areas of special significance to Aboriginal culture