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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
None
Bibliography (6)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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