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Title

Tom

1965

Artist

Mike Brown

Australia

08 May 1938 – 09 Apr 1997

  • Details

    Date
    1965
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil and synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
    Dimensions
    92.0 x 137.5 cm board; 95.5 x 141.4 x 4.2 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., red synthetic polymer paint ".../ .../ MikE/ Brown [underlined]/ NOV 65".

    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by an anonymous purchase fund for contemporary Australian art 1970
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    OA23.1970
    Copyright
    © Mike Brown Estate

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    Artist information
    Mike Brown

    Works in the collection

    8

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

    • Paintin' a-go-go!, Gallery A (Sydney), Paddington, 12 Nov 1965–24 Nov 1965

    • Mike Brown, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 16 Dec 1977–15 Feb 1978

    • Mike Brown: Power to the People, National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne, 07 Apr 1995–15 May 1995

    • Pop to popism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Nov 2014–01 Mar 2015

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

    • Michaela Boland, Weekend Australian, 'Pop went our easels', pg. 8-9, Sydney, 01 Nov 2014-02 Nov 2014, 9 (colour illus.). Wayne Tunnicliffe photographed in front of the work on display

    • Richard Haese, Permanent revolution: Mike Brown and the Australian avant-garde 1953-1997, 'Flying kites: protest and pop on the Sydney art scene (1963-67)', pg. 98-133, Melbourne, 2011, 125, 126 (colour illus.), 289.

    • Hal Missingham (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Jul 1971, 606. Special Gifts

    • Bernard Smith., Age, 'Lively show minus gimmickry', Melbourne, 15 Dec 1965, page number unknown.

    • Daniel Thomas, Gallery A Sydney 1964 - 1983, 'Ralph Balson and Gallery A', pg. 103-115, Campbelltown, 2009, 112, 115 (colour illus.).

    • Daniel Thomas, Art and Australia, 'Australian collection', pg. 52-62, Sydney, Jul 1972, 85 (illus.).

    • Wayne Tunnicliffe, Look, 'Sydney: Australia's pop capital', pg. 28-31, Sydney, Dec 2014-Jan 2015, 30.

Other works by Mike Brown

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