Peter TULLY, Badge Enlarge 1 /1


Lorne, Victoria, Australia 1947 – Paris, France 1992

Badge 1982 Description: map of Australia wrapped
Place made: Sydney, new south wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: jewellery, acrylic; anodised aluminium wire

Primary Insc: Signed and dates on verso of clip, in red enamel paint: 'TULLY '82'
Dimensions: 5.4 h x 6.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 82.1987
Subject: Map
Image rights: Courtesy of copyright owner, Merlene Gibson (sister)

Using plastics, rubber, vinyl and other low-cost materials in large jewellery forms, Peter Tully caricatured Australian symbols and lampooned notions of ‘good taste’, design and art itself.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra