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Title

Flag dream No. 4: wheel


Artist

Alan Davie

Scotland

28 Sep 1920 - 05 Apr 2014


Details


Date

1957


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic enamel on hardboard


Dimensions

122.0 x 152.5 cm board; 124.0 x 155.0 x 5 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.r. verso, black crayon "Alan Davie JUN. 57".


Credit

Purchased 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OB1.1960


Artist information

Alan Davie

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Alan Davie, Purchased by the AGNSW from the artist 1959. Purchased from the exhibition 'Recent paintings by seven British artists' Australian State Galleries 1959.


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 60 (colour illus.).

Jim Barr, When art hits the headlines: a survey of controversial art in New Zealand, Wellington, 1987.

Sir Alan Bowness (Editor), Alan Davie, London, 1967, 174. cat.no. 179

René Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 56.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 46 (illus.).

Hector Gilliland, Art and Australia (Vol. 19, No. 3), 'Artist's choice No. 10: Alan Davie: Flag dream No. 4: Wheel', pg. 318-319, Sydney, Autumn 1982, 318, 319 (colour illus.), 320.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 34 (colour illus.), 75. cat.no. 485

Hal Missingham (Editor), 1960 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1960. cat.no. 57

The British Council and Art Gallery of New South Wales, Recent paintings seven British artists, London, 1959. cat.no. 7

Laurie Thomas, The Sun, 'Freer trend seen, Abstract art from U.K.', Sydney, 17 Mar 1959.

Scottish paintings in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1981, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Abstracts from Britain at the N.S.W. Gallery', Sydney, 17 Mar 1959.