Requiem, 1973

Ralph Hotere, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand in 1973.
About the Work
"Ralph Hotere’s Requiem Series of paintings of 1973–74 refers to the Catholic mass for the dead and his use of dark, subdued tones throughout the series imbues a sense of contemplative reflection"
- from http://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/collection/objects/2000-76/
Measurements
Image H747 x W1075mm
Frame 775 x 1100 x 45mm
Media
cellulose on hardboard
Description
Dark painting with T shaped form of narrow vertical lines, with 2 blue lines near the centre
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased with funds bequethed by Thomas Sperring, 1977.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
12 Dec 1977

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Accession Number:
1977/24/1