detail: James Angus, Australia, born 1970, Rhinoceros, 1995, Fremantle, Western Australia, fiberglass, synthetic polymer paint, aluminium, 105.0 x 320.0 x 165.0 cm; Gift of Helen Brown 1996,  Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

THE BODY

Here are the works from Week 5. Members of the public invited to vote for their favourite. The top four works will be included in the YOUR Gallery display.

 
The Body, Artwork 1 - Emancipation Approximation
ARTWORK 1
Kara Walker, United States of America, born 1969, Emancipation Approximation, scene #5, 2000, New York, screenprint on paper, 86.0 x 60.0 cm (image); Gift of Joan Beer, Margaret Bennett, Kym Bonython
and Lady Downer through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Collectors Club 2008, © Kara Walker, 2012
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 2 - Male and Female Shinto 

ARTWORK 2
Japan, Male and Female Shinto deities [Shinzo], 13th century, Usa Shrine area, Oita, Kyushu, camphor wood, 79.0 cm (male figure), 48.5 cm (female figure); Mrs Mary Overton Gift Fund 1998
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 3 - Self-born linga 

ARTWORK 3
Unknown, India, Self born linga (svayambhu linga), c.1900?, Narmada River, Central Region,
polished stone, 40 cm (height); Gift of Barrie Heaven 1998
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 4 - Indo Persian Dance 

ARTWORK 4
Léon Bakst, Russia/France, 1866 – 1924, Indo Persian Dance (Marchesa Casati), 1912, Paris, gouache on paper, 56.8 x 47.4 cm (sheet); South Australian Government Grant 1934
  

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 5 - The half-back

ARTWORK 5
George W Lambert, Australia, 1873 – 1930, The half back (Maurice Lambert), 1920, London, oil on canvas, 76.2 x 61.0 cm; South Australian Government Grant 1958
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 6 - Sunbaker

ARTWORK 6
Max Dupain, Australia, 1911 – 1992, Sunbaker, 1937, Sydney, gelatin silver photograph, 38.0 x 43.2 cm (image & sheet); Contemporary Art Acquisition Fund of Visual Arts Board 1980
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 7 - Reclining nude 

ARTWORK 7
John Brack, Australia, 1920 – 1999, Reclining nude, 1970, Melbourne, oil on canvas, 115.0 x 146.5 cm;
South Australian Government Grant 1972
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 8 - Palm up 

ARTWORK 8
Catherine Truman, Australia, born 1957, Palm up, 2002, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide, English lime, shu niku ink, 20.0 x 20.0 x 5.0 cm; Mayne Contemporary Art Fund 2004, © Catherine Truman
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 9 - Monaro pioneer

ARTWORK 9
Hilda Rix Nicholas, Australia, 1884 – 1961, Monaro pioneer, c.1922 23, Monaro, New South Wales,
oil on canvas, 80.8 x 64.9 cml; Gift of Mayne Nickless Limited through the Art Gallery
of South Australia Foundation 1996, © Bronwyn Wright
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 10 - Figure with still-life

ARTWORK 10
Dick Watkins, Australia, born 1937, Figure with still life, 1991, Sydney, synthetic polymer paint on canvas,
183.0 x 122.0 cm; Gift of Mary Eagle and Martin Gascoigne 1994, © Dick Watkins
  

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 11 - Ladies' Purse

ARTWORK 11
The Misses Gore, embroiderer, Australia, The Ladies' Purse 1842, 1842, Sydney, silk, cotton, seed pearls & gold wire embroidered onto velvet, 24.5 x 23.5 cm (open); Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1995
  

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 12 - Smile

ARTWORK 12
Barbara Hanrahan, Australia, 1939 – 1991, Smile, 1987, Adelaide, linocut on paper, 54.8 x 36.6 cm (image); Gift of Jo Steele 1998
  

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 13 - Siva Nataraja

ARTWORK 13
India, Siva Nataraja (Dancing Siva), c.16th century, Tamil Nadu, South India, bronze, 75.7 cm;
Gift of Diana Ramsay AO and the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation in celebration of the Foundation's 20th Anniverary 2001
  

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 14 - Big Mother

ARTWORK 14
Patricia Piccinini, Australia, born 1965, Big mother, 2005, Melbourne, silicone, fibreglass, leather, human hair, 175.0 cm (height); Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors, S. Angelakis, John Ayers, Candy Bennett, Cherise Conrick, James Darling AM and Lesley Forwood, Rick Frolich, Frances Gerard, Patricia Grattan French, Stephanie Grose, Gryphon Partners Advisory, Janet Hayes, Ulrike Klein, Edwina Lehmann,Ian Little, David And Pam McKee, Dr Peter McEvoy, Hugo and Brooke Michell, Jane Michell, Paul Taliangis, Michael and Tracey Whiting and anonymous donors 2010, © Patricia Piccinini
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 15 - Death, Third of the Four Sights

ARTWORK 15
Burma , Death, Third of the Four Sights seen by Prince Siddharta, c.1900, Burma, wood, pigment, metal, fibre, 90.0 x 38.0 x 48.0 cm (body with crows), 24.0 x 36.0 x 16.0 cm (vulture); Gift of Barrie and Judith Heaven 2010
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 16 - Ngangkari tjitji

ARTWORK 16
Mary Katatjuku Pan, Australia, born c.1944, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, Ngangkari tjitji (Medicine child), 2010, Rocket Bore, Northern Territory, raffia, minarri grass, wool, 50.0 x 40.0 cm, 40.0 cm (diam);
South Australian Government Grant 2010, © Mary Katatjuku Pan
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 17 - Saskia with pearls in her hair

ARTWORK 17
Rembrandt, The Netherlands, 1606 – 1669, Saskia with pearls in her hair, 1634, Amsterdam, etching on paper, 8.6 x 6.7 cm (plate & sheet); Bequest of David Murray 1908
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 18 - Persecuted lovers

ARTWORK 18
Arthur Boyd, Australia, 1920 – 1999, Persecuted lovers, 1957 58, Melbourne, oil, tempera on composition board, 137.2 x 182.9 cm; A.R.Ragless Bequest Fund 1964
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 19 - Figure standing on a balcony

ARTWORK 19
Utagawa (Toyokuni III) Kunisada, Japan, 1786 – 1865, Figure standing on a balcony in warlike position, wielding a sword, colour woodcut, 33.7 x 23.9 cm; Gift of Miss F.M. Lowe 1981
 

 


 

 

The Body, Artwork 20 - Brighton Road State School

ARTWORK 20
Sidney Nolan, Australia, 1917 – 1992, Brighton Road State School or Perspective Love
Song
, 1944, Melbourne, synthetic polymer paint on composition board, 59 x 89.5 cm; Gift of Sidney and Cynthia Nolan 1974
 

 

 


detail: James Angus, Australia, born 1970, Rhinoceros, 1995, Fremantle, Western Australia, fiberglass, synthetic polymer paint, aluminium, 105.0 x 320.0 x 165.0 cm; Gift of Helen Brown 1996, Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney