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Aotearoa New Zealand born 1951

  • Australia from 1969

Sketchbook: Mambo sketches, 2003 2003 Description: sketchbook comprising 108 pages of A3 acid free paper, spiral bound in black plastic cover
Title Notes: Inscribed on the front cover in blue fibre-tipped pen, 'express yourself. / peanut'
Page: 108
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, sketchbooks, charcoal; ink; paper drawings in various media Support: cartridge acid-free paper, spiral bound in black plastic cover, thick grey cardboard back cover.
Manufacturer's Mark: printed on white adhesive lower right on cover, 'Oxford Art Supplies / Visual Art Diary, A3 110gsm / Acid Free 60 sheets / ... / 221 - 223 Oxford St D'hurst Ph: 9360 4066'.

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower right on white adhesive in blue fibre-tipped pen, 'express yourself. / peanuts / '03'. Inscribed lower right on white adhesive in black pencil, 'Mambo roughs / no borders 4 Star clown / cup rim'. Inscribed upper right on back cover in blue ballpoint pen, 'Opinion / arsenal w. rocket launcher / celestial bulldozer / friendly bulldozer / the kind / compassionate bulldozer / conscienceless (?) objector / caterpillar for kids / mambourgeois / mambo logos / with Western theme'. Inscribed centre on back cover in black pencil, 'The Celestial bulldozer / Fluffy the weak bulldozer'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 35.2 h x 28.0 w cm book (open) 35.2 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.805.1-54
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Sydney, 2012