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An image of The bush by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939 – 15 Jun 1992)

Title
The bush
Year
1966
Media categories
Painting, Collage
Materials used
oil and mixed media on board
Dimensions

175.3 x 242.3 x 5.6 cm overall:

part a; 175.3 x 91.3 cm; Board dimension

part b; 175.3 x 122 cm; Board dimension

part c; 175.3 x 27.8 cm; Board dimension

Signature & date
Signed and dated c. verso [panel a], white oil "...1966/ ...Brett Whiteley". Signed and dated upper c. verso [panel b], white oil "...1966/ Brett Whiteley". Signed and dated upper c. verso [panel c], white oil "...1966/ ...Brett Whiteley".
Credit
Purchased by the New South Wales State Government 1994, transferred to the Gallery 1998
Accession number
350.1998.a-c
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 304, 305 (colour illus.). cat.no. QQ6

Barry Pearce, Brett Whiteley Art & Life, 'Travels beyond Europe', pg. 126-143, London, 1995, 132 (colour illus.), 230. plate no. 78

Janet Hawley, Good Weekend Magazine, 'Still life', pg. 18-24, Sydney, 02 Jul 1994, 22.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 16 Mar 1968, 72.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 17 Feb 1968, 64.

Sandra McGrath, Art and Australia, 'Profile: Brett Whiteley', pg. 368-`73., Sydney, Jun 1967, 368 - 373 (illlus.).

Exhibition history (7)

23 items by Brett Whiteley (1966), Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Collingwood, 27 Sep 1966–14 Oct 1966

Brett Whiteley (1968), Bonython Art Gallery [Sydney], Paddington, 05 Feb 1968–21 Feb 1968

The bush, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Collingwood, 15 Sep 1975–30 Sep 1975

Brett Whiteley Art & Life (1995-1996):

Brett Whiteley - the genius (1999-2000), Moree Plains Gallery, Moree, 27 Nov 1999–28 Jan 2000

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Iconic Whiteley (2009-2010), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 12 Sep 2009–Aug 2010