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Title

Urban landscape II

2000

Artist

Sallie Moffatt

Australia

1968 -

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    2000
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    charcoal on white wove paper
    Dimensions
    106.0 x 75.3 cm sheet ; 121.5 x 90.0 x 4.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    221.2000
    Copyright
    © Sallie Moffatt

    Reproduction requests

    Dobell Prize for Drawing
    - 2000
    Artist information
    Sallie Moffatt

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  • About

    Sallie Moffatt studied at the National Art School from 1995-1997 and was selected for inclusion in the Portia Geach Portrait Prize and the Mornington Peninsula National Works on Paper Award in 1999 (and as a result a drawing was acquired for the collection via the Beleura-Tallis Foundation). She was also a finalist for the Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship in 1999.

    Sallie Moffatt finds all her subject matter by looking out the window of her home in an upstairs apartment of a building in a lane off Elizabeth Street, near Central Station. High-rise buildings in juxtaposition with terraces, a railway bridge or lamp post, in varying tones using charcoal, from rubbed-in grey to black to create the smoky light of the city precinct of Sydney have become her forté.

    This drawing was amongst the handful of outstanding inclusions in the Dobell Drawing Prize 2000 held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. This work was acquired by the Gallery in 2000.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Sydney

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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