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Peter Upward

Punctuation, 1970

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Catalogue number: 1

PVA on canvas

183.00 x 122.00

Provenance: The Estate of Peter Upward

Exhibited: Possibly Peter Upward, Rudy Komon Gallery, 12-26 April 1972, where the colour paintings (both rectangular and circular) were first exhibited in Australia but were at that stage numbered only; the titles were added later; Project 13 - The Calligraphic Image, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 24 April - 23 May 1976, no 15; Peter Upward - Major Works from the 70s, Utopia Art, Sydney, May 7 - 28 1994, no 4; Frozen Gestures - the Art of Peter Upward, Penrith Regional Gallery, 20 Oct - 2 Dec 2007, not numbered; Abstraction 18: Further a-Field, 1970s, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 20 September - 13 October, 2018, no. 1

Literature & references: Literature: C. Dean, Frozen Gestures - The Art of Peter Upward, Penrith Regional Gallery, 2007, illus p 43; Sebastien Smee, “Make a Splash” (exhibition review) Weekend Australian, 24-5 November 2007, p 18-19, illus Reference: Irene Burschedt, “Home from London - with tropical touch” (newspaper interview, April 1973, at the Rudy Komon Gallery), the artist commented: “I discovered the tropical colours in London but they look better in Australia .... Everything is done in one movement. I paint with musical impulse, the same as musicians when they improvise .... my paintings are a series of chords and notes .... [and are] like the moment when a high diver enters the water.”

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Punctuation

Peter Upward

1970

PVA on canvas, 183.00 x 122.00

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Giant Steps (Black Jazz)

David Aspden

1975

acrylic on canvas, 153.00 x 320.00

POA

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Habbkuk Radiance - 10

Jules Olitski

1971

acrylic on canvas, 216.00 x 147.00

Price: $90,000

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Untitled

Peter Booth

1975

oil on canvas, 83.00 x 50.00

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Untitled (Red Abstract)

Jon Plapp

1979

oil on canvas, 132.50 x 95.50

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Untitled

Gunter Christmann

1973

acrylic on cotton duck, 220.00 x 189.00

POA

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Untitled

Allan Mitelman

1977

oil and pencil on canvas, 61.00 x 61.00

Price: $4,400

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Monument

Fred Cress

1971

oil on canvas, 168.00 x 199.00

Price: $12,000

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Kalpu

Natvar Bhavsar

1971

raw pigment on acrylic binder on canvas, 235.00 x 181.00

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Wings

Don Laycock

1971

oil on canvas, 181.00 x 202.50

Price: $40,000

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Clouds & Shadows

Peter Kaiser

1975

acrylic on unstretched linen, 263.00 x 173.00

Price: $17,500

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Willow Eyebrows

David Rankin

1974

acrylic on canvas, 175.00 x 64.00

POA

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Forming

Peter Clarke

1971

acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 198.00 x 244.00

Price: $12,000

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Rumblin on

John Firth-Smith

1973

acrylic on cotton, 152.00 x 350.00

Price: $70,000

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Minor Key

Peter Upward

1973

PVA and epoxy resin canvas, 48.00 x 48.00

Price: $12,500

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Set up

Sam Atyeo

c. 1975

acrylic on canvas, 100.00 x 92.00

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Untitled

Edwin Tanner

1974

acrylic on canvas, 128.00 x 138.00

Price: $30,000

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Wall Structure

Guy Stuart

1970

oil on canvas, 106.00 x 86.00

Price: $8,500

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Towards Toledo

Sydney Ball

1976 - 1978

acrylic, enamel and oil on cotton duck, 240 x 198cm, 240.00 x 198.00

Price: $75,000

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Tamarama

Ron Robertson-Swann

1974

acrylic on canvas, 176.00 x 304.00

Price: $30,000

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Yellow Hexagon & Red Hexagon

Trevor Vickers

c. 1970 - 1971

acrylic on cotton duck, 159.00 x 203.00

Price: $33,000

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Star Stripe

Mike Brown

1977

acrylic on canvas, 108.00 x 94.50

Price: $8,500

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Untitled

Trevor Vickers

1975

Distemper on canvas, 75.00 x 80.00

RESERVED

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Study (Trunks)

Peter Powditch

1970

oil and acrylic on board, 31.50 x 47.50

Price: $5,000

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Green grass

Tony Woods

1971

oil on canvas, 152.00 x 122.00

Price: $9,500

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