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An image of Abstract painting by Grace Crowley

Grace Crowley

(Australia 28 May 1890 – 21 Apr 1979)

Abstract painting
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

61.0 x 75.9 cm board; 63.2 x 78.5 x 2.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, white oil "GRACE CROWLEY -/50".
Purchased 1953
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate
20th & 21st c Australian art
Bibliography (9)

Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xi, (illus.). plate no. 62

Juliana Engberg (Curator), The Real Thing, Australia, 1997, 30 (colour illus.), 85.

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 47 (colour illus.).

Ross Mellick and Nick Waterlow, Spirit and place: Art in Australia 1861-1996, Sydney, Nov 1996, 146.

Andrew Sayers, Australian art, 'Icon and abstraction 1951-68', pg. 174-195, Oxford, 2001, 176 (colour illus.). plate no. 98

Jill Skyes, Look, 'Grace Crowley: a relationship hidden in the archives', pg. 26-27, Newtown, Sep 2010, 26, 27. General reference, article relates to Dianne Ottley's 'Grace Crowley's Contribution to Australian Modernism and Geometric Abstraction'.

Daniel Thomas (Curator), Project 4: Grace Crowley, Sydney, 1975. 29

Natalie Wilson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Grace Crowley / Ralph Balson / Frank Hinder / Margel Hinder', pg. 88-103, Sydney, 2002, 92 (colour illus.), 142, 147.

Grace Crowley's contribution to Australian modernism and geometric abstraction, 'Partnership in abstraction', pg. 105-130, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010, 123 (illus.). figure 5.5

Exhibition history (6)

Project 4 - Grace Crowley (1975), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 May 1975–08 Jun 1975

Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995

Spirit and place: art in Australia 1861-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 21 Nov 1996–31 Mar 1997

The Real Thing, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Bulleen, 08 Dec 1997–22 Feb 1998

Hard Edge, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1999–24 Oct 1999

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003