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An image of Direction in sequence by Roger Kemp

Roger Kemp

(Australia 04 Jul 1908 – 14 Sep 1987)

Direction in sequence
Place of origin
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard

137.1 x 300.5 cm board

Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1967
Accession number
© Estate of Roger Kemp
Not on display
Further information

"This is the key painting in a series concerned with human experience. The order within the painting is directed by laws which seem to me to be synonymous to life and art. These provide a formal structure by directing the tensions and movement within the painting. This movement and direction is an expression of human development from one circle of experience through to another in progressive sequence".

Letter from the artist, September 1967

Bibliography (3)

Walter Kommer (Editor), The Australian, Surry Hills, 17 Jun 1967, page unknown.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 14 Jun 1967, page unknown.

Unknown (Editor), Sun, Sydney, 14 Jun 1967, page unknown.

Exhibition history (2)

Roger Kemp (1967), Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Woollahra, Jun 1967 -

Acquisitions 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Mar 1968–01 Apr 1968

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