Ornamentik (1981)

Ornamentik (1981)

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 162 x 324 {?}

Coll.: unknown

The curious pink skull/acorn pattern also appears in two other works, both attributed: Untitled [Ornamentik variant] (1981?), and Untitled [‘Abstract’] 1981 [W/P] [attrib.].

Arkley’s files contain a slide of the present work with process date Oct81, and a Monash Visual Arts slide identifies it as the work shown at the 1981 McCaughey Prize.

Provenance

  • unknown

Exhibited

  • NGV, 8/81 (McCaughey Prize), cat.2: as 162 x 324 cm
  • 1981 Capital Permanent Award, Geelong Art Gallery, late 1981-Jan.1982, cat.9