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Title

Untitled

2014

Artist

Allan Mitelman

Australia, Poland

06 Aug 1946 –

  • Details

    Date
    2014
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    ink, acrylic on thick off-white wove paper
    Dimensions
    20.2 x 13.5 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated bot c., white ink "AM / 14".

    Credit
    Gift of Matisse Mitelman 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    56.2018
    Copyright
    © Allan Mitelman. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Allan Mitelman

    Works in the collection

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    Described as ‘an art of sensibility’ (Terence Maloon, Allan Mitelman, paintings 1972-2002 Melbourne: VCA, 2002 p.23), Allan Mitelman’s work benefits from sustained observation. A palpable quality of touch is evident in every work, nuanced and appealing foremost to the senses. Mitelman’s work defies meaning; rather, each work is an object with which the viewer is persuaded to engage imaginatively and associatively. Complex, yet intimate in scale and intuitive in execution, his abstract mark-making is singularly obsessive, tactile and rarified. Drawing forms a central part of his practice, and the variety of his materials and drawing/painting methods lends nuance and variety to an oeuvre that at first glance appears largely monochromatic, later proves to be richly varied in colour and form.

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