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Marea GAZZARD

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1928 – 2013

– 28 October, 2013

Hania V 2005 Place made: Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: ceramics, ceramics stoneware, glazed stoneware

Dimensions: 66.5 h x 72.0 w x 30.0 d cm ; weight 32 kg
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Eager
Accession No: NGA 2005.950
Image rights: © Marea Gazzard. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

This work continues Marea Gazzard’s exploration of monumental vessel forms, with textured surfaces evoking the weathering of rocks in the Australian landscape. Its sentinel-like, unadorned and closed shape draws from Gazzard’s long interest in the monolithic vessel and funerary forms of the ancient world.


Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra