"Canvas Relief-Accord, Two"

Don Peebles, Artist

This is one of the assemblages in our collection. It was made in 1989. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
Don Peebles produced a number of paintings that utilize the canvas in non-traditional ways. Instead of stretching the canvas across a wooden stretcher, he created three-dimensional forms by cutting and sewing vertical strips of painted canvas that hang outwards from the wall, creating an organic form rather like a membrane or gills. When the work is hung, the canvas ‘gills’ settle into flowing repetitive patterns, creating a sense of movement and flow across the work and outwards towards the viewer.
Jennifer Taylor Moore, Curator of Collections for exhibition 'Beyond the Frame', 2018
389 x 560mm
acrylic on canvas construction and plywood
Layers and folds of unstretched canvas creating waves of painted fabric on board.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Jenny Gibbs, 1998.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
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