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Title

Untitled 20081003

2008

Artist

Tim Maguire

England, Australia

1958 –

Alternate image of Untitled 20081003 by Tim Maguire
Alternate image of Untitled 20081003 by Tim Maguire
Alternate image of Untitled 20081003 by Tim Maguire
Alternate image of Untitled 20081003 by Tim Maguire
Alternate image of Untitled 20081003 by Tim Maguire
  • Details

    Date
    2008
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    diptych: oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    181.9 x 403.6 x 3.5 cm overall :

    a - left panel, 181.9 x 202 x 3.5 cm, stretcher

    b - right panel, 181.8 x 201.6 x 3.5 cm, stretcher

    Signature & date

    Signed and dated u.l. verso on canvas [part b], black crayon? "Maguire '08/ ...".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    48.2018.a-b
    Copyright
    © Tim Maguire

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    Tim Maguire

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Tim Maguire is an artist who investigates making paintings within the age of mechanical reproduction. In his paintings, Maguire reworks photographic media through appropriation or by emulating CMY colour-separation processes used in commercial printing. Despite this interest in mechanical reproduction, the works are meticulously hand painted. The passing of time and temporality are also underlying themes in Maguire's works; they often depict nature suspended in growth or decay not unlike momento mori or vanitas motifs found in 17th century Dutch still-lifes. These aspects of Maguire's practice are foregrounded in this painting, 'Untitled 20081003' 2008, which he describes as "a testament to the passage of time - the knobby accretions at the ends of old pollarded linden branches, where each year they are cut back and bright red new growths reshoot [1]".

    1. Tim Maguire, Everything changes: Tim Maguire 2002-2017, Newcastle Art Gallery, 2017, np

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by Tim Maguire

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