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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1946

There are moments when being an A-grade arsehole could be very useful 2 July 2005 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and black ink and watercolour Support: warm white wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right within image in black ink, 'SPOONER'. Dated left edge verso in black pencil, '2-7-2005'. Titled upper centre within image in black ink, 'THERE ARE MOMENTS WHEN BEING AN 'A-GRADE ARSEHOLE' COULD BE VERY USEFUL'.
Dimensions: image 15.1 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 37.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.37
Subject: Australia, Political figures
Image rights: © John Spooner and The Age
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, February 2008.