Photographer. 1968

Michael Illingworth, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in 1968. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
This stylised, triangular, mouth-less figure is characteristic of Illingworth's wryly surreal paintings. Often relating to isolation and suburbia his paintings satirise conventional society.
Measurements
Image 310 x 258mm
Frame 320 x 270 x 22mm
Media
oil on canvas
Description
Portrait of a stylised figure with a triangular nose, no visible mouth, wearing a triangular dark suit with his right hand raised ready to take a photograph. In front of him, partly obscuring his face is a brown box style camera on a tripod. In the background are some plain walls at the corner of a room, pale green floor.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1977.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
14 Nov 1977

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Accession Number:
1977/15/2