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An image of Cool corner II by John Peart

John Peart

(Australia 10 Dec 1945 – 30 Sep 2013)

Cool corner II
Other titles:
Corner square diagonal [titled in 'The field' exhibition catalogue]
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas

236.2 x 236.2 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the artist 1968
Accession number
© Estate of John Peart
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Christopher Allen, The Weekend Australian, 'Hard work: A new show reminds us of the limitations of colour-field abstraction', pg. 12-13, Canberra, 17 Oct 2009-18 Oct 2009, 13. Focus room ‘Tackling the field’ exhibition review.

Gary Catalano, Recent paintings: John Peart, Sydney, 1969. 3

Sue Cramer, Less is more: minimal + post-minimal art in Australia, 'Part II: the sixties generation', pg. 29-46, Bulleen, 2012, 43, 44, 48 (colour illus.), 114.

Elwyn Lynn, Royston Harpur and Patrick McCaughey, The field, Melbourne, 1968, 57 (colour illus.). 53; incorrect caption for 'Corner square diagonal'

Renée Porter, John Peart: paintings 1964-2004, 'Introduction', pg. 9-12, Campbelltown, 2004, 9, 29, 30 (colour illus.), 74.

John Stringer, Material perfection: minimal art and its aftermath: selected from the Kerry Stokes collection, Perth, 1998, 26.

Natalie Wilson, Tackling THE FIELD, 'Tackling The Field', pg. 1-29, Sydney, 2009, 7, 8, 10, 19 (colour illus.), 20.

Exhibition history (6)

The field:

Recent paintings: John Peart (1969), Watters Gallery, East Sydney, 19 Nov 1969–06 Dec 1969

John Peart: paintings 1964-2004, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, 17 Mar 2006–07 May 2006

Australian abstraction 1965-1985: from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Dec 2006–25 Jan 2007

Australian Collection Focus: Tackling THE FIELD, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Sep 2009–29 Nov 2009

Less is more: Minimal and Post-Minimal art in Australia, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 03 Aug 2012–04 Nov 2012

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