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Title

Study for 'Checkpoint'

1995


Artist

James Gleeson

Australia

21 Nov 1915 - 20 Oct 2008


About

'Clouds behaving like creatures! I wanted the clouds to look alive with some sort of animal life', James Gleeson 27 August 2002.

A study for tentacles similar to those in the sky of this drawing is in the AGNSW's Gleeson 'Sketchbook 2'. They can also be compared to the tentacles in the monumental painting 'Preparations at Patmos' 1983 and its study (see Lou Klepac, 'James Gleeson, landscape out of nature', Beagle Prees, Sydney, 1987, plate 2, 3).

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'James Gleeson: drawings for paintings', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003, pg. 111.


Details


Date

1995


Media categories

Drawing , Collage


Materials used

charcoal, paper collage on white wove paper


Dimensions

37.9 x 50.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated lower c., charcoal "Gleeson 2.4.95".


Credit

Gift of the artist 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

220.2001


Artist information

James Gleeson

Artist profile

Works in the collection

501


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, James Gleeson: drawings for paintings, Sydney, 2003, 110 (colour illus.), 111. cat.no. 51