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Title

Atomic power

1947


Artist

Weaver Hawkins

United Kingdom, Australia

28 Aug 1893 - 13 Aug 1977


About

This work was a finalist in the 1947 Sulman Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1976.


Details


Date

1947


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

61.0 x 78.5 cm board; 69.0 x 86.2 x 3.6 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.l. corner, black oil "RAokin. 47".


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

92.1976


Sir John Sulman Prize

- 1947


Artist information

Weaver Hawkins

Works in the collection

54


Shown in 13 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Rod James, Nuclear (r)age: the bomb in Australian art, 'Nuclear (R)Age: the bomb in Australian art', pg. 4-16, Clayton, Jun 1993, 4, 5, 19 (colour illus.), 29. cat.no. 29

Alan Sisley, Central Western Daily, 'Femme fatale doesn't paint a pretty picture', n.pag., Orange, 24 Sep 2011, n.pag. (colour illus.). Article relates to the exhibition 'An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection' held at Orange Regional Gallery in 2011.

Daniel Thomas, Project 11: Weaver Hawkins, 'Weaver Hawkins', Sydney, 1976, not paginated. cat.no. 25, collection of the artist

Prayer for the twenty-first century, Port Melbourne, 1997, (colour illus.). not paginated

The art and life of Weaver Hawkins, Sydney, 1995, (colour illus.). plate no. 19

Unknown (Curator), An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'List of works', pg. 117-124, Orange, 2011, 119.

Celebrity choice: Sam Neill, Sydney, 1987, not paginated. no catalogue numbers

Aspects of Australian figurative painting 1942-1962: dreams, fears and desires, Sydney, 1984, 36 (colour illus.).

Catalogue of acquisitions 1976, Sydney, 1976, 24 (illus.).

Weaver Hawkins, 1893-1977 : memorial retrospective exhibition 1977-1979, Ballarat, 1977. cat.no. 16; not paginated

Weaver Hawkins 1893-1977, Sydney, 1995. cat.no. 30; Collection AGNSW

Artists as social commentators and activists, Sydney, 2007, 7 (colour illus.), 30. no catalogue numbers

Unknown, Federation: Australian art and society 1901-2001, Canberra, 2000, 121 (colour illus.), 256. no catalogue numbers