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Title

My mother

drawn on wood 1979
cut 1999
printed 2000


Artist

Pam Hallandal

Australia

16 Jan 1929 - 26 Sep 2018


About

Pam Hallandal made two drawings in chalk, brush and ink of her mother on wood, on the same day in 1979. Her mother died soon after and the blocks remained untouched in her studio for 20 years. In 1999 '..with a tense objectivity I cut one and destroyed the other". They were printed in 2000.

Australian Art Department, 2001


Details


Dates

drawn on wood 1979
cut 1999
printed 2000


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut, black ink on thin white Korean mulberry paper


Edition

artist's proof


Dimensions

87.4 x 45.4 cm blockmark; 114.1 x 75.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "HALLANDAL". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

16.2001


Artist information

Pam Hallandal

Artist profile

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Aggy von Ogtrop, Imprint, 'Contemporary Australian prints from the Collection of the AGNSW', pg. 16, Melbourne, Winter 2004, 16 (illus.).

Contemporary Australian prints from the collection, Sydney, 2004. cat.no. 13