The Head-waters

Paul Johnson, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in New Zealand in 1994.
About the Work
Part of a series of 7 works in the collection. The artist states:
These works document some of my sculptural activities over the past 7 years. It is a process through which I come to understanding my own history and it is a response to feelings that emerge from working on and in the Whanganui River.
- Paul Johnson, Sep 1995
Measurements
Frame 1050 x 852mm
Image 600 x 385mm
Media
colour photograph
Description
Colour photograph showing a walking cane stood upright in a dry, rocky streambed. Mount Ruapehu rises snow-less in the background. Documentation of sculptural activity, located at the headwaters of the Whanganui River.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 2001
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
26 Feb 2001

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Accession Number:
2001/5/7