UA. The Dreamlife of Vowels II

Denis O'Connor, Artist

This is one of the sculptures in our collection. It was made in New Zealand in 2017.
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About the Work
UA is Gaelic and means 'out of' or 'from'. This is a reference to the use of ' O' ' in the artist's surname.
434 x 242 x 242mm
engraved slate-lined and acrylic painted Japanese cedar Box with Matauri Bay china clay hand-thrown stoneware vessel
Assemblage consisting of a slate-lined wooden box with carved and painted sides on top of which is placed a ceramic cylinder. The sides of the cylinder have Gaelic vowels as raised letters on the outer surface. The ceramic is glazed in a light brown. The box is mostly grey with other painted colours such as blue and red. The slate relief carving shows a bell with UA on its side resting on top of an upside down bare foot.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Tylee Residency exhange, 2023
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Jan 2023



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