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Title

Garden sculpture

(circa 1945)


Artist

Margel Hinder

Australia

04 Jan 1906 - 29 May 1995


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Movement

Outdoor


Date

(circa 1945)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

stone


Dimensions

24.2 x 31.7 x 27.0


Credit

Purchased 1949


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8333


Artist information

Margel Hinder

Works in the collection

62


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


Ian Cornford, The sculpture of Margel Hinder, 'List of illustrations', pg. 6-7, Willoughby, 2013, 6, 62, 63 (colour illus.), 64, 68, 80, 155. Margel is pictured working on 'Garden sculpture' p 62

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney (Co-ordinator), Exhibition of sculpture : David Jones' Art Gallery, 3rd to 17th November, 1949., 'Catalogue' n. pag, Sydney, Nov 1949, n. pag.. cat. no.10

Renée Free, Frank and Margel Hinder 1930 - 1980, 'Margel Hinder: Introduction', pp. 53-55, Sydney, 1980, 53, 57. cat.no. M26

Renée Free, Art and Australia (Vol. 18, No. 3), 'The Art of Frank and Margel Hinder, 1930 - 1980', pp. 241-248, Sydney, Autumn 1981, 247 (colour illus.).

James Gleeson, The Sun, 'Sculpture exhibition disappoints', n.pag., Sydney, 04 Nov 1949, n. pag.. [her] sandstone garden piece is a dynamic essay in interlocking forms.

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 176

David Thomas, Frank and Margel Hinder Retrospective, Newcastle, 1973. cat.no. (Margel Hinder) 5

Author Unknown, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Notable Work At Show Of Sculpture' BY OUR ART CRITIC, pg. 2, Sydney, 03 Nov 1949, 2. Margel Hinder displays some abstract work, notably "Garden Sculpture".

Author Unknown, The Sydney Morning Herald, " The Man In The Beard" Caused Tears At Art Show, pg. 5, Sydney, 04 Nov 1949, 5 (b&w illus.). Mrs. Margel Hinder and Mrs. Gerald Lewers, discuss Mrs. Hinder's sandstone exhibit "Garden Sculpture" - the first piece of abstract sculpture bought by the National Art Gallery at the opening yesterday of an exhibition of sculpture at the David Jones' Art Gallery.