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James Gleeson

Poem - rocketing rim-girt, 1976

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ink wash, pen and ink and collage on paper

75.00 x 55.00

signed and dated 'Gleeson 1976' l.r.

Provenance:

John Playfoot Fine Art, till 2005

Exhibited:

James Gleeson - Surrealist Text Drawings 1976-1978, Deutscher Fine Art, 20 April - 11 May, 1996, no. 13;
Cube Contemporary Art, Adelaide;
words, words, words..., Charles Nodrum Gallery, 7 - 30 July, 2016, no. 20

Literature & references:

James Gleeson - Surrealist Text Drawings 1976-1978, Deutscher Fine Art, 1996, illus. b & w

Note:

Works of this series were usually titled after the opening lines of the poem in question. In this case Gleeson is quoting his own work from 1938.

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An Engine of Remembrance

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2005

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A Time of Uncertainty

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1995

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1997

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c. 1970

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1980

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1998

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No 292

James Gleeson

2008

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2005

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The Ladder

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c. 1960

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Jupiter Oration

James Gleeson

2006

oil on linen, 112.00 x 150.00

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Something will be

James Gleeson

2006

oil on linen, 112.00 x 150.00

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Activated Still Life

James Gleeson

1985

oil on linen, 155.00 x 240.00

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Land’s End

James Gleeson

1994

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Delenda est Carthago, etc.

James Gleeson

1983

oil on linen, 100.50 x 171.50

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James Gleeson

1983

oil on linen, 100.50 x 171.50

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No 296

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2008

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No 293

James Gleeson

2008

charcoal, paper collage, powdered graphite, pastel on paper, 29.60 x 41.90

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2008

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No 280

James Gleeson

2008

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Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.