A red painted box with balls of wool inside. I wondered what the box was used for. Vincent Van Gogh used the balls of wool to consider possible colour combinations.
Synthetic dyes were discovered in the 1860’s, influencing both fashion and the colours on the palettes of artists.
Oh the joy of wandering around a good art gallery, in this case the Art Gallery of South Australia during my Christmas holidays. I seemed to be focusing on the pink things this time.
Baratjala, 2019, Nongirrna Marawili, earth pigments, recycled toner pigment on stringybark.
Drover, 2015, Nyaparu (William) Gardner, pencil, synthetic polymer paint on paper.
Tony Tuckson, White lines (horizontal) on black and pink, 1973
Fragment, c.1971, Ian Fairweather, oil on pulp board.
Pied Beauty, 1989, John Olsen, oil on composition board
High Country, 1999, Rosalie Gascoigne, painted corrugated iron on wood.
Margaret Dodd, Holden with haircurlers, c. 1977
Look Rich, 1975, Ann Newmarch, colour screen print on paper.