Boy with James K Baxter's Beard

Gavin Hurley, Artist

This is one of the collages in our collection. It was made in Whanganui City, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 2016.
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About the Work
This work was created during Gavin Hurley’s Tylee Cottage artist residency in Whanganui during 2016. Gavin produced a series of works focusing on the beards and facial hair of local historical figures, previous residents and current residents of Whanganui. James K Baxter was a celebrated poet who lived at Jerusalem, Whanganui River, from 1969- 1972.
Jennifer Taylor Moore, Curator of Collections for exhibition 'Beyond the Frame', 2018
Measurements
Support 380 x 282mm
Image 525 x 220mm
Media
paper collage and cotton thread
Description
Collage of a generic boy's head with cotton thread attached through the paper in the form of James K Baxter's beard.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Tylee Residency exchange, 2016.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
2016

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Accession Number:
2016/7/2