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Title

Joie de vivre

1964-1965


Artists

John Olsen

Australia, England, Spain, Portugal

21 Jan 1928 -

Portalegre Tapestry Workshop

Portugal


Details


Place where the work was made

Portalegre Portugal


Date

1964-1965


Media categories

Textile , Weaving


Materials used

wool tapestry


Dimensions

180.0 x 239.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.l. within weave, black wool "MTP [monogram]/ fino/ John Olsen Australia". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1965


Accession number

T1.1965


Artist information

John Olsen

Artist profile

Works in the collection

130

Artist information

Portalegre Tapestry Workshop

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 13 publications

Bibliography


Emma Collerton, The three O's: Orban, Olsen & Ogburn, 'A new beginning', pg. 17-26, Orange, 2013, 26 (colour illus.), 49, 59.

Leanne Santoro, Look, Woven from light', pg. 50-52, Sydney, May 2017-Jun 2017, 52 (colour illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Age, Melbourne, 16 Jun 1965.

Unknown (Editor), The Australian, Sydney, 27 May 1965.

Unknown (Editor), Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 02 May 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 01 May 1965.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Pix, Sydney, 01 May 1965, (illus.).

Unknown (Editor), Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 25 Apr 1965.

Unknown (Editor), The Australian, Sydney, 24 Apr 1965, (illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 21 Apr 1965.

Daniel Thomas (Editor), 1965 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1965, 27.

Leanne Santoro and Deborah Edwards, John Olsen: a recipe for art, 2016, 91 (colour illus).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, Sydney, Apr 1966, (illus.).