synthetic polymer paint on canvas
152.4 x 214.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated verso on stretcher crossbar, black fibre-tipped pen "MICHAEL JOHNSON 1968".
Signed and dated verso on canvas on stretcher, black fibre-tipped pen "MICHAEL JOHNSON 1968 ...".
© Michael Johnson. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Michael Johnson (1968), Gallery A (Sydney), Paddington, Oct 1968–Nov 1968
Birth of the Cool:
- Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide 17 Jul 2015–18 Sep 2015
- Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra 06 Nov 2015–21 Dec 2015
Referenced in 7 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 129 (colour illus.).
Elwyn Lynn, The Weekend Australian, 'A mesmerising medieval mood', pg. 15, Sydney, 18 Feb 1989-19 Feb 1989, 15. Review of Art Gallery of New South Wales retrospective exhibition in the Weekend Art section.
Terence Maloon, Birth of the cool, Canberra, 2015, 3 (colour illus.), 32 (colour illus.), 43. cat.no. 11
Paul McGillick, The Australian financial review, 'The abstract in perspective', pg. 10, Sydney, 17 Feb 1989, 10. Review of Art Gallery of New South Wales retrospective exhibition in the Weekend Arts section.
Craig McGregor, In the making, Australia, 1969, 4 (colour illus.).
Barry Pearce, Look, 'Michael Johnson', pg. 22-25, Sydney, Apr 2004, 24 (colour illus.), 25.
Barry Pearce, Michael Johnson, Sydney, 2004, 27 (colour illus.), 68, 71, 181, 199. plate no. 10