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Mike Brown

Moon Painting No 1, 1963

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acrylic on board

91.00 x 91.00

signed and dated l.r.; titled on reverse

Provenance:

Ray Hughes Private Collection;
Estate sale - Davidson Auctions, Sydney, 23/9/2018, lot 86;
Private Collection, Melbourne, till 2020

Exhibited:

Face Value - being a motley collection of objets d'art by Mike Brown, Museum of Modern Art and Design Australia, Melbourne, 1964, no. 3;
Australian Paintings 1936-1966 - a collection, Ray Hughes Gallery, Brisbane, June 1981, no. 21 (label verso)

Literature & references:

Richard Haese, Permanent Revolution - Mike Brown and the Australian Avant Garde 1953-1997, Meigunyah Press, 2011, see p 102 for the related ‘Birth of a Star’, now in the Queensland Art Gallery - and for Elwyn Lynn's memorable description as being "flat as flags, as hard edged as heraldic signs and as sudden in their juxtapositions of gaudy colour as hurdy-gurdy decorations."

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Further works by the Artist

Untitled: Castlemaine Landscape

Mike Brown

c. 1991

acrylic on canvas, 60.00 x 75.00

RESERVED

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Untitled

Mike Brown

gouache on paper, 25.00 x 33.50

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Rocking Horse

Mike Brown

c. 1970

mixed media - acrylic and horse hair on polystyrene, 69.00 x 50.00

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Such a Night

Mike Brown

1979 - 1986

paper collage on board (shaped perspex frame), 63.00 x 74.00

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I love you

Mike Brown

1970

screenprint on paper on card, 61.00 x 59.00

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Psychoscape

Mike Brown

c. 1980

ink on paper, 36.00 x 49.00

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2nd

Mike Brown

c. 1980

collage on paper, 35.00 x 26.50

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Untitled Sculpture: Seated Figure with legs in the air

Mike Brown

1981

Wood & particle board, 48.00 x 50.00 x 54.70

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Untitled: Mindscape no 5

Mike Brown

1988

acrylic on canvas, 62.00 x 46.50

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Untitled: Mindscape no 2

Mike Brown

1985

acrylic on canvas, 76.00 x 105.50

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Untitled: Mindscape no 1

Mike Brown

1983

acrylic on canvas, 76.00 x 60.80

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Untitled: Castlemaine Landscape

Mike Brown

1981

acrylic on canvas, 60.00 x 75.00

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Bong Norris

Mike Brown

1981

acrylic on canvas, 69.50 x 53.50

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Untitled: Face & Figure in Mindscape

Mike Brown

1981

acrylic on canvas , 71.30 x 51.00

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Poet Declaring in the Wilderness

Mike Brown

c. 1981

acrylic on canvas, 88.00 x 71.20

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Untitled

Mike Brown

c. 1980

gouache on composite board, 46.00 x 38.50

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Fire III

Mike Brown

1996

digital multiple

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Mountain Greenery

Mike Brown

1996

digital multiple

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Rocking Horse

Mike Brown

c. 1970

mixed media - acrylic and horse hair on polystyrene, 50.00 x 69.00

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Star Stripe

Mike Brown

1977

acrylic on canvas, 108.00 x 94.50

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Fractured Tensions

Mike Brown

1964

enamel on board, 122.00 x 183.00

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Such a Night

Mike Brown

1979 - 1986

paper collage on board (shaped perspex frame), 63.00 x 74.00

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Black and White

Mike Brown

1996

Digital print, unlimited edition, 29.70 x 42.00

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Little Man

Mike Brown

c. 1965

acrylic on board, 91.50 x 61.00

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Sort of Arrows

Mike Brown

1973

acrylic on canvas, 88.00 x 88.00

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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.