Totems-Epiphyllum-Hybrid 1986

Totems...(1986)

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 160 x 200

signed, dated and titled [on reverse: ‘Howard Arkley / 1986 / Totems-Epiphyllum-Hybrid’]

Private collection, Melbourne

First shown in HA Tolarno 9/86. The left-hand section re-works Agave Parviflora 1985.

Provenance

  • owner recorded in Spray research card c.1996 and NGVA retrospective planning notes 2006

Exhibited

  • HA Tolarno 9/86, cat.2
  • ‘Ten by Ten’, 200 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melb., 11/87, cat..4
  • HA Monash 1991, cat.60 (details as above)
  • HA retrospective 2006-7 (all 3 venues; as Totem-Epiphyllum-Hybrid)

Literature

  • Dumbrell 1987 (‘Ten by Ten’ exh.cat.), p.11 (B&W ill.)
  • Spray 86 (ill.)