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An image of red rock by Judy Watson

Judy Watson

(Australia 1959 – )

Language group
Waanyi, Gulf region
Title
red rock, from the portfolio Crossroads
Place of origin
QueenslandAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
62.1999.6
Copyright
© Judy Watson. Licensed by Viscopy Ltd, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

"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"]

Bibliography (2)

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.).

Exhibition history (2)

Crossroads: Millenium Portfolio of Australian Aboriginal Artists, Sherman Galleries, Paddington, 18 Feb 1999–06 Mar 1999

Another Country, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–02 Apr 2000