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Title

Sydney draught - So, why are we here?, To do with the blue

1982-1983


Artist

Victor Rubin

Australia

1950 -


Details


Other Titles

Figurative painting

Why are we here?


Date

1982-1983


Media categories

Mixed media , Collage


Materials used

oil, collage, aluminium beer can on canvas


Dimensions

153.0 x 185.0 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, turquoise/ultramarine oil "Rubin ´82-3".
Signed u.l. verso, black fibre-tipped pen "... VICTOR RUBIN/ ...".


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.95


Artist information

Victor Rubin

Works in the collection

2


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 90, 150.

William Yang, Good weekend, 'Window on White', pg. 62-66, Broadway, 28 Oct 1995, 63 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room after White's death with 'Sydney draugh - So, why are we here?' hanging on wall.

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 8, 101 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room with 'Sydney draught - So, why are we here?' hanging on wall.