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Title

Chaos

1923


Artist

John D. Moore

Australia

06 Sep 1888 - 09 Dec 1958


Details


Place where the work was made

Australia


Date

1923


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

61.0 x 76.0 cm stretcher; 85.2 x 99.8 x 10 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., black oil "JOHN.D.MOORE 23".


Credit

Purchased 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

484.1996


Artist information

John D. Moore

Works in the collection

37


Place

Where the work was made
Australia

Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Suburb', pg. 71-72, Glebe, 2000, 89 (colour illus.), 90.

Robert Freestone and Stephen Hamnett (Editors), The Australian metropolis, St Leonards, 2000, front cover (colour illus., detail), title page (illus.).

Leon Gellert and Sydney Ure Smith (Editors), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 52], Sydney, Oct 1933, 21.

Mervyn Horton (Editor), Art and Australia, John D. Moore, Sydney, Autumn 1974, 377, 373 (colour illus.).

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, cat.no. 135, lent by the artist, [Gallery No.2]

John D. Moore', Age, 'Art notes. Paintings and drawings, author unknown., Melbourne, 11 Aug 1926, page unknown. Review of an exhibition held at The New Gallery, 107 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, 10-21 August 1926. A painting titled 'Chaos' is mentioned.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Earth, sky and paint', pg. 149-150, Sydney, 2000, 151 (colour illus.), 301.

John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'Suburbs: "The partial paradise"', pg. 175-205, Melbourne, 2004, xiv, 186 (colour illus.), 187. illus.no. 148

Howard Tanner and Inara Walden, Thoroughly modern Sydney: 1920s and 30s glamour & style, Sydney, 2006, 10. List of works.