John PULE, I was born with wings in my hands... (collage #2) Enlarge 1 /1

John PULE

Liku, Niue born 1962

  • New Zealand from 1964

I was born with wings in my hands... (collage #2) 2012 Place made: New Zealand
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, bodycolour; ink; paper collage of cut magazines; additions in ink and bodycolour Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre below image in black ink, 'John Pule 2012'. Inscribed lower centre below image in black ink, 'I was born with wings/ in my hands/ what did I do wrong/ what did I say to upset the gods/ why do they want me back'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 76.0 h x 56.0 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.0 w
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.926
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Ausytralia, from Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne, 2014.