1998/0139 Icon to a stolen child: Searcher

Icon to a stolen child: Searcher

Artist

Julie DOWLING
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
30 Jan 1969
 in
Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Icon to a stolen child: Searcher
Date
1998
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint, red ochre and metallic paint on canvas
Dimensions
35.2 x 30.5 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1998
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1998/0139
Currently on display (GALLERY 4 IAN & SUE BERNADT in GALLERY BUILDING)

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Extended Label

This icon was made in honour of those First Nation family members,who upon the closure of religious missions, used their new freedom toactively search for stolen family members who were taken from them bygovernment ‘authorities’.

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