The fertilization of Drako Vülen's cheese pizza
Australia, United States of America
14 May 1946 -
wood, brass, glass, silk, neon, sand
340.0 x 720.0 x 480.0 cm overall dimensions
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
© Tom Arthur
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Project 3 - Objects, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Apr 1975–04 May 1975
Survey 10, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 08 Sep 1979–04 Nov 1979
Australian Collection Focus: Tom Arthur The fertilization of Drako Vülen's cheese pizza 1975, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Sep 2008–23 Nov 2008
Referenced in 17 publications
Diana Fisher, Sunday telegraph, 'Talkabout', Sydney, 13 Apr 1975, unknown. NOTE: There is a photo of Tom Arthur and his wife, Sandra at a private preview of 'Project 3: Objects' exhibition.
Suzi Gablik, Art in America, 'Report from Australia', pg. 29-47, New York, Jan 1981, 33.
Frances Lindsay., The entire contents of a gentleman's room: Tom Arthur, 'Forward', Melbourne, 1987. not paginated
Robert Lindsay, Art and Australia [vol. 13, no. 3], 'W.Thomas Arthur', pg. 152-159, Sydney, Oct 1976-Dec 1976, 131, 155-156, 157 (colour illus.).
Robert Lindsay., Survey 10: Tom Arthur, 'Tom Arthur', Melbourne, 1979, (illus.). cat.no. 5; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales; not paginated
Sandra McGrath, The Australian, 'ART:.... Too Fragile to survive', Sydney, 03 May 1975, unknown. NOTE: Review of Project 3: 'Object' exhibition held at the AGNSW.
Denise Mimmocchi., Tom Arthur: The fertization of Drako Vulen's cheese pizza, 'The metamorphoses of being Tom Arthur: The fertilization of Drako Vullen's cheese pizza', Sydney, 2008, cover (colour illus.), 2 (colour illus.). not paginated
Denise Mimmocchi, Look, 'Is it a plane? Is it a bird? Is it ... ?: Read on to find out', pg. 14-15, Sydney, Sep 2008, 14 (illus.), 15 (colour illus.). NOTE: Article promoting the focus room exhibition.
W.E. Pidgeon., Sunday telegraph, 'Art: ... Galactic designs', Sydney, 27 Apr 1975, unknown. NOTE: Review of Project 3 exhibition.
Stephanie Wallace, The Melbourne Times, 'Space versus reason', pg. 9, Fitzroy, 03 Oct 1979, 9.
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 07 Apr 1975.
The Australian financial review, 'Saleroom: Fertilisation of Drako Vulen's Cheese Pizza', Sydney, 03 Apr 1975, unknown. Review of AGNSW installation.
Robert Lindsay, Project 3: Objects, Sydney, 1975. cat.no. 23; Collection of the artist.
W. Thomas Arthur: The Fertilization of Drako Vulen's Cheese Pizza, Sydney, 1975, (illus.). NOTE: Extract from Project 3: Objects exhibition catalogue.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2008–09, 'Exhibitions and audiences', pg. 33-43, Sydney, 2009, 40 (colour illus.). Focus room
Catalogue of acquisitions 1975, Sydney, 1977, 54 (illus.).
Unknown, Australian Sculptors, Melbourne, 1980, 26 (illus.).