Recent Acquisitions

Showing posts for April 2011.

Judy Millar - Lucifer Gold

Lucifier Gold 2011 Oil and acrylic and screenprinting inks on canvas 2700 x 2000mm "In recent years Millar has used mechanically-generated enlargements of handmade gestures to challenge our expectations of the expressive gesture and of the efficacy of painting as a contemporary means of... more

John Reynolds - Untitled (De Chirico, Pacific Ocean)

Untitled (De Chirico, Pacific Ocean) 1980/2010 (30 year old work restretched, repaired, cleaned, re-surfaced and re-drawn August/September 2010) Oil/wax crayon on acrylic on canvas 1680 x 1680mm more

Simbai Area Shield

Simbai Area Shield Maker unknown Wood,  blackened encrusted patina 1260 x 480mm From the late Denis Dutton Collection. Webb’s Auction, March 2011. Chartwell acknowledges the original maker and welcomes contact from them via the website feedback form if approvals for image use... more

Murray Green - Heading #6

Heading #6 2011  residue resulting from the combustion of FFg black powder on Fabriano cotton rag 510 x 1400mm  Heading #6 detail (left) and process (right) Two Rooms more

Don Driver - Horizontal Relief

Horizontal Relief Acrylic on canvas and lacquered board Title inscribed, signed and dated ’73 verso 1115 x 1680mm Reverse and detail Plaque reads: "Though this is a painting its constructed elements are suggestive of sculpture with the differing planes we expect to sculpture. A... more

Paratene Matchitt - Taking a Tumble

Taking a Tumble Acrylic on paper Signed and dated 2/2009 790 x 1372mm more

Selina Foote - Guillement II & Hauser

Guillement II 2011 Oil on canvas 500 x 400mm Hauser 2011 Oil on silk 500 x 400mm "In these new paintings by Selina Foote, abstracted shapes, compositions and palettes are extracted from reproductions of historic portrait paintings. The titles of each painting acknowledge this... more