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Title

Turn

(1965)

Artist

Dick Watkins

Australia

04 May 1937 -

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    McMahons Point Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    (1965)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Dimensions
    115.6 x 111.7 cm stretcher
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1966
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    OA12.1966
    Copyright
    © Dick Watkins. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    Dick Watkins

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  • About

    "The painting 'Turn' was made in late '65. It was an attempt to have my cake (simplicity) and eat it too (complexity, content) or something. It has a connection obviously with the best American painting (P.P.A. [Post-painterly abstraction]) but not with the critical dogmas that surround that 'school'".
    - letter from the artist to AGNSW, 1967

    Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2001

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    McMahons Point

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 6 publications

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