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Norma Redpath: Works from the Studio, 1940s to 1960s

04 July - 27 July, 2013

  • Introduction by Charles Nodrum

     Introduction I never forget my father’s reaction on first seeing Rembrandt’s Philosopher in the Louvre.  He had assumed that such a celebrated work would be realised in a large physical scale, so was astonished to discover it was so small.  “How can he get so much into so little?” he mused, ... Read More

  • Essay by Jane Eckett

     Progression in space: works from the Norma Redpath studioJane EckettUniversity of MelbourneJune 2013Artists’ studios are, in many ways, akin to archaeological sites: buried beneath layers of detritus – newspapers, dishes of dried paint, desiccated rolls of masking tape, and, in the present case, thick smatterings of dried wax – lie ... Read More

Exhibition Catalogue

Supported Wall

Norma Redpath

1967

Bronze, artist's proof only, 7.80 x 11.00

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Crucifix

Norma Redpath

1962

Bronze, 36.00 x 23.50

SOLD

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Flying Capital

Norma Redpath

1966

Bronze; edition of 2, 5.00 x 7.00

SOLD

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Bird Forms

Norma Redpath

c. 1950

Tallow wood, 40.20 x 9.00

SOLD

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Untitled (stringed form)

Norma Redpath

c. 1953 - 1959

lead, 12.30 x 19.50

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Female torso (possibly originally known as Woman)

Norma Redpath

1952

dove marble, 20.00 x 21.00

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Untitled (Pair of bird forms)

Norma Redpath

c. 1947 - 1949

watercolour, gouache and ink on paper, 36.00 x 7.80

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Shell Structures

Norma Redpath

1942

drypoint etching in blue ink, 16.50 x 19.50

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Bird Wings and Nuns' Wimples, Paris

Norma Redpath

1957

watercolour and gouache on paper in artist's original hand finished frame, 64.00 x 46.50

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Women and the Etruscan Arch, Perugia

Norma Redpath

1957

watercolour and gouache on paper in artist's original hand finished frame, 64.00 x 46.50

SOLD

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Upright Form

Norma Redpath

1957

watercolour and gouache on buff coloured paper, 29.70 x 18.50

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Untitled (almost certainly Bird Forms)

Norma Redpath

1956

pen and black ink with gouache, crayon and wash over pencil on paper, 34.70 x 24.00

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Bird and Horse

Norma Redpath

1957

watercolour and gouache on paper in artist's original hand finished frame, 42.50 x 54.50

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Boy and Horse

Norma Redpath

1959

blue biro, black felt-tip pen, pencil and brush and black ink on paper, 36.00 x 23.00

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Unconscious Landscape

Norma Redpath

c. 1962 - 1975

pen and black ink with gouache and wash over pencil on paper, 22.80 x 17.70

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Untitled

Norma Redpath

c. 1962 - 1975

pen and black ink with gouache and wash over pencil on paper, 22.80 x 17.80

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Untitled (Standing woman with bird and eggs)

Norma Redpath

1956

pen and black ink with wash over pencil on paper, 33.00 x 24.00

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Idea for Stair Relief Sculpture, BP Westernport

Norma Redpath

1964

black felt-tipped pen on paper, 20.00 x 24.50

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Idea for Stair Relief, BP Westernport, with scale grid

Norma Redpath

1964

pen and black ink with black felt-tipped pen on paper, 20.00 x 24.60

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Idea for Stair Relief, BP Westernport

Norma Redpath

1964

pen and black ink on tracing paper, 9.20 x 13.00

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Idea for Stair Relief, BP Westernport

Norma Redpath

1964

pen and black ink on tracing paper, 6.70 x 17.20

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Drawings for capital heads and arches

Norma Redpath

1966

pen and black ink on paper, cut-out and pasted to white backing paper, 10.50 x 13.00

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Study for Fragmented Arch

Norma Redpath

1966

pen and black ink on paper laid on card, 13.90 x 21.40

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Sun Disc Development

Norma Redpath

1966

pen and black ink on paper, 14.50 x 15.00

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Untitled

Norma Redpath

1966

pen and black ink on paper, 16.40 x 20.00

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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.