State of mind

Richard Killeen, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in 1999. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
I am so glad I came across this painting because it reminds me of a quote that I came across a couple months ago – so fitting!
“Nothing in the world can bother you as much as your own mind, I tell you. In fact, others seem to be bothering you, but it is not others. It is your own mind.” – Dalai Lama
Ngāwai Matthews for the June 2020 instalment of the My Choice exhibition series.
Installed 930 x 840mm (approx)
acrylic and gesso on powder-coated aluminium
72 pieces of painted aluminium that can be installed in a variable arrangement. Many of the pieces are images of heads in profile or stick figures in active poses.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 2000
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
18 Dec 2000



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