Untitled (Study of Lilies)

Anne Noble, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in New Zealand in 1978.
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Object Detail

About the Work
'This... deals with sacrifice and ritual - reflecting the influence of Noble's Roman Catholic upbringing. She wishes to immortalise 'the things that people leave in a commemoration: the gifts that people give to a place or thing'. Illuminated by a special application of light that emphasises their sacredness, objects become icons. Noble's Lilies radiate from within. A bunch of cut roses becomes amaranthine, like those on tombstones - and just as brittle.'
- Megan Jenkinson, http://www.art-newzealand.com/Issues11to20/noble.htm
328 x 484mm
black & white photograph
Black and white image of three white canna lilies against a dark background.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 1985.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
05 Jul 1985



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