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An image of Tom by Mike Brown

Mike Brown

(Australia 08 May 1938 – 09 Apr 1997)

Media category
Materials used
oil and synthetic polymer paint on hardboard

92.0 x 137.5 cm board; 95.5 x 141.4 x 4.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., red synthetic polymer paint ".../ .../ MikE/ Brown [underlined]/ NOV 65".
Purchased with funds provided by an anonymous purchase fund for contemporary Australian art 1970
Accession number
© Mike Brown Estate
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Michaela Boland, Weekend Australian, 'Pop went our easels', pg. 8-9, Surry Hills, 01 Nov 2014-02 Nov 2014, 9 (colour illus.). Wayne Tunnicliffe photographed in front of the work on display

Richard Haese, Permanent revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian avant-garde 1953-1997, 'Flying kites: protest and pop on the Sydney art scene (1963-67)', pg. 98-133, Melbourne, 2011, 125, 126 (colour illus.), 289.

Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jul 1971, 606. Special Gifts

Bernard Smith., Age, 'Lively show minus gimmickry', Melbourne, 15 Dec 1965, page number unknown.

Daniel Thomas, Gallery A Sydney 1964 - 1983, 'Ralph Balson and Gallery A', pg. 103-115, Campbelltown, 2009, 112, 115 (colour illus.).

Daniel Thomas, Art and Australia [vol. 10, no. 1], 'Australian collection', pg. 52-62, Sydney, Jul 1972, 85 (illus.).

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Look, 'Sydney: Australia's pop capital', pg. 28-31, Newtown, Dec 2014-Jan 2015, 30.

Exhibition history (3)

Mike Brown, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 16 Dec 1977–15 Feb 1978

Mike Brown: Power to the People, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 07 Apr 1995–15 May 1995

Pop to popism, 01 Nov 2014–01 Mar 2015

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