Gate 16

Colin McCahon, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand in 1961.
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About the Work
The title 'Gate series' is here used loosely to encompass works from the 'first' gate series of 1961 and the 'Sketches' which initiated that series, as well as subsequent sets like the 'Tablets', and what are often referred to as 'Small gates'.
- Notes from McCahon Database & Image Library www.mccahon.co.nz
Measurements
Image 1212 x 603mm
Frame 1260 x 650mm
Media
enamel paint on hardboard
Description
Monochrome abstract painting with a black background, white squares and white triangles in the two left corners.
Credit Line
Collection of Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1974. Image reproduced courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
17 Apr 1974

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Accession Number:
1974/4/1

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