Brick Bracket 1998 [3/M]

Arkley - Brick Bracket 1998 (60h) copy

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas & wood, 40.5 x 70 x 53.5

signed, dated and titled [on reverse]

With Art Nomad, Melbourne

This work, first shown in ‘Sampling’ (Tolarno Nov.1998), plays with 50s decorative masonry patterns.

It remained in the artist’s collection at his death, and was subsequently auctioned in 2008, together with Laminated Bracket 1998 [3/M]Scalloped Bracket 1998 [3/M] and a fourth, ‘spare’ canvas. Many thanks to Peter Anderson of Art Nomad for confirming details and forwarding a good recent photo as shown here (July 2014).

Provenance

  • artist’s collection
  • P/C Melb.
  • auctioned by Deutscher & Hackett, Melb., 27 Aug.2008, lot 83 (ill.[configured differently]; sold together with Laminated Bracket and Scalloped Bracket, as noted above)
  • with Art Nomad, Brighton (Melbourne): details and photo as shown here

Exhibited

  • HA Tolarno 11/98 (‘Sampling’), cat.16