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Title

New reality

1961


Artist

Peter Upward

Australia

29 Sep 1932 - Nov 1983


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

51.1975


Artist information

Peter Upward

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


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