Gordon McAUSLAN, Shape tensions Enlarge 1 /1


New Zealand 1913 – Australia 1996

  • Australia 1936-41
  • Overseas army service 1941-46
  • Scotland 1947-49
  • New Zealand 1949-51
  • Australia from 1951

Shape tensions 1950 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in sprayed gouache Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated upper left in image in black ink, 'McAuslan '50'. not titled.
Dimensions: image 19.5 h x 31.5 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 33.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1085
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
  • The artist's wife, Sydney
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007