- Other Titles
- The pink bird (Fiji)
- Place where the work was made
- Media category
- Materials used
- synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
- 137.4 x 122.0 cm board
- Gift of Patrick White 1979
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Wendy Whiteley
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Patrick White's choice, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1981–31 Jan 1982
Brett Whiteley - the genius (1999-2000), Moree Plains Gallery, Moree, 27 Nov 1999–28 Jan 2000
Blue (2011), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 09 Jul 2011–08 Jul 2012
Whiteley on Water, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 17 Nov 2012–27 Jan 2013
Whiteley on the Water, Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, 02 Nov 2013–23 Jan 2014
Brett Whiteley: Other Places (somewhere else):
- Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns 28 Apr 2017–02 Jul 2017
- Caboolture Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture 14 Jul 2017–17 Sep 2017
- Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Murwillumbah 29 Sep 2017–03 Dec 2017
Referenced in 6 publications
Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 67-68.
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, following 48 (colour illus.), 92, 94, 98, 116, 155.
Sandra McGrath, Brett Whiteley, Kensington, 1979, 96 (colour illus.). NOTE: pg. 94 (illus.) photograph of the interior of the artist's studio shows a similar if not the same work in an incomplete state.
Barry Pearce, Australian Artists, Australian Birds, North Ryde, 1989, 145 (colour illus.). plate no. 126
Eleonora Triguboff (Editor), Art & Australia, Sydney, Summer 2012, 232 (colour illus.). advertisement for the exhibition 'Brett Whiteley: on the water'
Patrick White, Patrick White's Choice, Sydney, Dec 1981. cat.no. 13
Other works by Brett Whiteley
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