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An image of The green mountain (Fiji) by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939 – 15 Jun 1992)

Title
The green mountain (Fiji)
Place of origin
Fiji
Year
1969
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil, collage on cardboard
Dimensions

137.0 x 122.0 cm board:

0 - Whole; 140.1 x 125 x 8 cm; perpsex case which encloses artwork whilst in storage

Credit
Gift of Patrick White 1979
Accession number
7.1979
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (17)

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), Exhibitions events - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Feb 1999-Mar 1999, 16 (colour illus.).

Sarah Engledow., White, Whiteley: the portrait of Patrick White by Brett Whiteley, ‘White Whiteley’, Canberra, May 2010. viewed 01.02.2013, http://www.portrait.gov.au/site/exhibition_subsite_whitewhiteley.php

Janet Hawley, Australian Artists, Australian Birds, 'Legend, Landscape and the Modern Painter', pg. 101-151. (Part III)., North Ryde, 1989, 144 (colour illus.). plate no. 125

Janet Hawley, Encounters with Australian Artists: The Award-Winning Interviews, 'Brett Whiteley', pg. 33-52, Queensland, 1993, 44 (colour illus.).

Susan Hayes and Clare Gervasoni, Artistic insights: Australian artists and their diverse use of themes, 'What makes an artist create artworks?', appearing in the chapter titled 'A guide to understanding art', pg. 3-15, Marrickville, 1993, 4 (colour illus.), 4-5.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 92, 155.

Bruce James, Whiteley with words, 'Whiteley with words', pg.2-4, Sydney, 2000, 8.

Sandra McGrath, Brett Whiteley, 'America: The Shattered Dream', pg. 85-97, Kensington, 1979, 94, 95 (colour illus.). An abstract titled 'Fiji: The Romantic Dream' appears on pg. 94, work titled 'The most beautiful mountain' and dated 1969.

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 49 (colour illus.). cat.no. 30

Barry Pearce, Brett Whiteley Art & Life, London, 1995, 141 (colour illus.), 231. plate no. 83

Barry Pearce, Tangier to Byron Bay, 'Tangier to Byron Bay - Brett Whiteley's travels 1960-1992', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1999, cover (colour illus.), 4. cat.no. 5

Barry Pearce, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Australian Art', pg. 5-26, Sydney, 1981, 7, 24 (illus.). cat.no. 44

David Shteinman, Philosopher, 'Tribute to a Dionysian Free Spirit. The Brett Whiteley Retrospective', pg. 9-13, Cammeray, (1995-1996), 9-13.

Jill Sykes, Look, 'Australian moderns: rare uniting of two collections', pg. 26, Newtown, Dec 2011-Jan 2012, 26 (colour illus.).

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, Jun 2007, 43 (colour illus.).

The Brett Whiteley Studio, Whiteley & Rees: More affinities, Sydney, 2005, (illus.). List of works

Judith White, Look, 'The world for a canvas', pg. 14-15, Heidelberg, Feb 1999, 15 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (11)

Brett Whiteley (1970), Bonython Art Gallery [Sydney], Paddington, Jun 1970–Jul 1970

Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

Great gifts, great patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 1994–19 Oct 1994

Brett Whiteley Art & Life (1995-1996):

Tangier to Byron Bay: Brett Whiteley's travels 1960-1992 (1999), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 06 Feb 1999–29 Aug 1999

Brett Whiteley - the genius (1999-2000), Moree Plains Gallery, Moree, 27 Nov 1999–28 Jan 2000

Whiteley with words (2000), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 08 Apr 2000–16 Jul 2000

Whiteley & Rees: more affinities (2006), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 03 Dec 2005–09 Apr 2006

Iconic Whiteley (2009-2010), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 12 Sep 2009–Aug 2010

Australian modern masterpieces from the Art Gallery of New South Wales: