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Margaret DODD

Berri, South Australia, Australia born 1941

  • The Netherlands 1974-75

Holden with lipstick surfboards [This woman is not a car] 1977
Collection Title: This woman is not a car
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: ceramics, sculptures, glazed earthenware

Dimensions: 21.1 h x 44.1 w x 20.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1440

Working during the 1970s and 80s Dodd was active within the issue-based South Australian feminist avant-garde. During 1965-68 she completed postgraduate studies in California USA where she was introduced to the iconoclastic ‘funk’ ceramic style.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra