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Title

Compulsory power morality

1986


Artist

John Young

Hong Kong, Australia

08 Feb 1956 -


Details


Date

1986


Media category

Painting


Materials used

diptych: oil on linen


Dimensions

152.0 x 203.0 x 2.0 cm stretcher overall :

a - large panel - left, 152 x 152 x 2 cm, stretcher

b - small panel - right, 152 x 50.5 x 2 cm, stretcher


Signature & date

Signed and dated centre stretcher member panel [a], black marker "JOHN YOUNG ...1986..." and centre stretcher member panel [b], black marker "JOHN YOUNG/ ...1986/...".


Credit

Rudy Komon Memorial Fund 1987


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7.1987.a-b


Artist information

John Young

Works in the collection

4


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


George Alexander, Contemporary: Art Gallery of New South Wales Contemporary Collection, 'Popism and screen culture', pg.204-245, Sydney, 2006, 244 (colour illus.).