(Australia, Poland 06 Aug 1946 – )
146.0 x 103.0 cm sheet; 161.5 x 115.5 x 6.0 cm frame
Allan Mitelman is one of the most significant abstractionists working in Australia today. His work has been the subject of several survey exhibitions and publications, including 'Allan Mitelman, works on paper 1967-2004' at the NGV and AGNSW in 2004-05. In 2004 he won the Sulman Prize. He exhibits nationally and lives and works in Melbourne.
This work was a finalist in the 2006 Dobell Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 2006.
Helen Campbell, Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 years of the Dobell Prize for Drawing, ‘Other works acquired from the Dobell Prize for Drawing’ compiled, pg. 62-72, Sydney, 2012, 11, 68 (illus.), 13 (illus., detail),.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'A fine harvest of drawings: legacy of an exceptional draughtsman', pg. 28-31, Newtown, Nov 2011, 31.
Dobell Prize for Drawing 2006, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Sep 2006–03 Dec 2006
Contemporary Australian Drawing: 20 Years of the Dobell Drawing Prize: