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An image of New reality by Peter Upward

Peter Upward

(Australia 29 Sep 1932 – Nov 1983)

Title
New reality
Year
1961
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Dimensions

189.0 x 136.0 cm board; 197.7 x 145.5 x 7.3 cm frame:

0 - Whole; 189 x 136 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. corner, black synthetic polymer paint "Upward 61".
Credit
Visual Arts Board Australia Council Contemporary Art Purchase Grant 1975
Accession number
51.1975
Copyright
© Courtesy Julie Harris
Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (8)

Christine France, Art and Australia (Vol. 29, No. 4), 'Abstraction in Victoria Street', pg.468-476, Sydney, Winter 1992, 470 (illus.).

Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'John Olsen and the anxious image', pg. 386-397, Carlton, 2013, 392, 393 (colour illus.), 551, 569. plate no. 37.6

Jackie Menzies, Project 13: the calligraphic image, 'The calligraphic image', pg. 1-2, Sydney, 1976, 2, 3. cat.no. 11

Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart selections, Sydney, 2002. NOTE: no catalogue numbers; Jeffrey Smart selection.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape and gesture', pg. 239-240, Sydney, 2000, 248 (colour illus.), 302.

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 32.

East of the Sun, Sydney, 1997. List of works

INK: Whiteley and Others, Sydney, 2006. List of works

Exhibition history (5)

Project 13 - The calligraphic image (1976), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Apr 1976–23 May 1976

East of the Sun (1997), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 01 Jun 1997–17 Nov 1997

Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart (2002), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 12 Jan 2002–24 Feb 2002

Ink: Whiteley and others (2006), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 29 Apr 2006–20 Aug 2006

Frozen gestures: the art and philosophy of Peter Upward, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 20 Oct 2007–02 Dec 2007