2017/0045 Julie - Yamatji Girl

Julie - Yamatji Girl

Artist

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

Artwork

Title
Julie - Yamatji Girl
Date
1995
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions
37.0 x 36.0 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Gift of Brigitte Braun, 2017
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
2017/0045
Currently not on display

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I painted this portrait of myself in my painting hat.My new haircut made two large curls of hair go either side of the hat.I painted myself as a renaissance master in portraiture as a whim.I was painting very large works at the time that seemed veryoverwhelming to do because I’m not very tall.

Artist statement, 2018I painted this portrait of myself in my painting hat. My new haircut made two large curls of hair go either side of the hat. I painted myself as a renaissance master in portraiture as a whim. I was painting very large works at the time that seemed very overwhelming to do because I’m not very tall.

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