Painting

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40249
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Karen Moran  
Associated cultural group
Ugarapul 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Ipswich region
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Collector
 
Acquisition date
April 29, 1994 
Acquisition method
Artist-in-residence by Karen Moran 
Dimensions
H: W: 800 mm L: 420 mm D: Circum:

Description

Painting, acrylic on canvas, entitled 'The Stories'. The panel includes circles and various abstract motifs. The dominant colours are shades of brown as well as black, with some yellow and white highlights. The 38.1cm x 76.2cm board has been framed with 4 pieces of dowel screwed together (2 pieces 820mm and 2 pieces 375mm). It is signed in the bottom right hand corner in a gold paint: 'K E V M 94.'

Research notes

1994 Display label: 'THE STORIES. Throughout my life I have been told stories of my ancestors, their lives, culture, existence, beliefs and their sacredness to our present existence. This is how I depict them with this painting.' [Exhibition label 1994]

Karen Moran was employed as artist-in-residence from 29/09/1993 to 29/04/1994. During this time she made 9 paintings [40245 to 40253] which were displayed in the 'Did You Know..' exhibit.

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