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Title

25: Galgaliel, Vibration, Somehow, I know that I am haunted to be wanted

2003-2004

Artist

Tomislav Nikolic

Australia

1970 –

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  • Details

    Date
    2003-2004
    Media categories
    Mixed media painting , Painting
    Materials used
    triptych: synthetic polymer paint and marble dust on canvas
    Dimensions
    dimensions variable :

    a - angel, 20 x 20 cm

    b - portal, 76 x 76 cm

    c - contradiction, 150 x 150 cm

    Signature & date

    Signed upper c. verso on canvas [part a], pencil "Tomislav Nikolic". Not dated.
    Signed u.l. verso on canvas [part b], pencil "Tomislav Nikolic". Not dated.
    Signed u.l. verso on canvas [part c], pencil "Tomislav Nikolic". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2017. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    359.2017.a-c
    Copyright
    © Tomislav Nikolic
    Artist information
    Tomislav Nikolic

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Tomislav Nikolic is one of the most significant and exciting abstract painters working in Australia today. Nikolic, like some of the great abstract painters of the twentieth century, draws inspiration from spirituality in his work, including religion, esoteric philosophies and new age mysticism. He will select ideas from various belief systems and popular culture, which are cryptically referenced in the titles of his work, and use these as a starting point for making paintings. According to Nikolic, the three segments of this triptych represent, from largest to smallest, an angel (soul), a portal (mind), and a contradiction (body). In this sense Nikolic has rendered, through a personalised and symbolic vocabulary of colour and form, a profile of an individual and elements that constitute their spiritual being.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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