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Roger Kemp

(Figure in Action - Ballet Series), c. 1936 - 1940

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oil on card

38.00 x 49.00

unsigned

Provenance:

Private Collection, Melbourne, since 1998

Exhibited:

Modern Australian Painting, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 27 May — 17 June, 1995, no. 11 (as ‘Figures in Action’)

Literature & references:

see Christopher Heathcote, The Art of Roger Kemp, Macmillan, 2007, p 43-46 for coverage of the late 1930's figure paintings and Patrick McCaughey, Roger Kemp: Cycles and Directions 1935-1975, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne 1978, plates 1-6 for related works

Note:

The Ballets Russes toured Australasia in 1936/7 and 1938/9; Roger Kemp was highly impressed and made a pathfinding suite of abstracted expressionist studies, of which this work is an example.

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Further works by the Artist

Untitled Study

Roger Kemp

c. 1970

Felt pen and coloured inks on paper, 38.00 x 55.00

Price: $4,000

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Sequence in Space

Roger Kemp

1964

acrylic on board, 137.00 x 182.50

Price: $85,000

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Colour Involvement

Roger Kemp

c. 1961

enamel on board, 91.50 x 122.00

Price: $45,000

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Voyage in Space

Roger Kemp

1954 - 1955

enamel on board, 122.00 x 91.50

Price: $45,000

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Modern World

Roger Kemp

1945 - 1947

enamel on card, 91.50 x 122.00

Price: $45,000

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Untitled (Extending Figures)

Roger Kemp

1945 - 1948

enamel on board, 98.00 x 120.50

Price: $50,000

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Sequence in Space

Roger Kemp

1964

acrylic on board, 137.00 x 182.50

Price: $85,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1959 - 1962

enamel on board, 103.00 x 81.50

Price: $36,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1960 - 1963

enamel on board, 103.00 x 81.50

Price: $36,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1960 - 1963

enamel on board, 103.00 x 81.50

Price: $36,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1959 - 1962

enamel on board, 81.00 x 101.00

Price: $36,000

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Metamorphosis

Roger Kemp

1955 - 1959

enamel on board, 91.50 x 122.00

Price: $45,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1953 - 1954

enamel on board, 122.00 x 92.00

Price: $45,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1953 - 1955

enamel on board, 91.50 x 122.00

Price: $45,000

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(Landscape)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 47.80 x 73.50

Price: $27,500

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(Landscape)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 53.80 x 86.50

Price: $30,000

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Untitled (Figures and Flowers)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 39.00 x 56.00

Price: $25,000

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Untitled (Figures and Flowers)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 47.50 x 59.00

Price: $25,000

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Untitled (Figures and Flowers)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 54.00 x 86.50

Price: $37,500

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Untitled (Dancers in Music Movement)

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1939

oil on card, 54.50 x 42.80

Price: $25,000

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Untitled (Dancers & Music Movement)

Roger Kemp

1937 - 1940

oil on card, 42.00 x 60.00

Price: $27,500

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Music Movement II

Roger Kemp

1937 - 1940

oil on card, 48.50 x 74.00

Price: $32,500

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Release

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 86.50 x 59.00

Price: $45,000

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Untitled

Roger Kemp

1935 - 1940

oil on card, 81.00 x 110.00

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Horizontal Two

Roger Kemp

1974 - 1976

etching on paper, ed 8/45, 50.00 x 98.00

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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.