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Title

red rock, from the portfolio Crossroads


Artist

Judy Watson

Australia

1959 -

Language group

Waanyi, Gulf region


About

"red rock" evokes the healing power and meaning of ochre. It is about resistance and the survival of Aboriginal people.

[extract from "Crossroads - A Portfolio of Australian Aboriginal Artists"]


Details


Place where the work was made

Queensland Australia


Date

1998


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Edition

10/99


Dimensions

56.0 x 76.0 cm image / sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "JUDY WATSON 98".


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1999


Location

Not on display


Accession number

62.1999.6


Artist information

Judy Watson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

14


Place

Where the work was made
Queensland

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


21C Pty Limited (Compilator), Crossroads: Millennium Portfolio of Australian Aboriginal Artists, Sydney, 1999, colour illus..

Council of the City of Sydney, City of Sydney Yearbook: 1999, Sydney, May 2000, 23 (colour illus.).