Homezone (1999) [3/M]

Homezone 1999 [3_M]#261B

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas and wood, and carpet; 210 x 300 x 100 overall

Private collection, Melbourne

A sophisticated reprise of Arkley’s early furniture installations, incorporating an array of the artist’s mature approaches to decoration, including elegant and extensive stencilling and ‘moiré’ patterning.

For extended analysis of this major late work, submitted to the Clemenger Award in April 1999, see Carnival 78-79, and the other  references listed below.

Provenance

  • artist’s collection
  • P/C Melb.

Exhibited

  • Clemenger Contemporary Art Award, MOMA at Heide, 4/99
  • HA retrospective 2006-7 (shown at all 3 venues)

Literature

  • Delany & Smith 1999 (Clemenger 1999 exh.cat.), pp.7-8 (editors) and 11 (Jenepher Duncan)
  • Spray (2001 ed.), 139-41 (inc. ill.)
  • Carnival 78-9 and Fig.2.29 (double page colour)