W D Hammond

Rest Area Limbo Ledge

Rest Area Limbo Ledge by W D Hammond
Rest Area Limbo Ledge by W D Hammond

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Mythical, other-worldly and gloriously indulgent describe the imagined histories of Bill Hammond’s paintings. These are landscapes populated by imaginary beings in which morphed bird and human forms punctuate a smoky blue landscape that time forgot. These figures are the sentinels – the custodians of this land who bear witness to a parallel but oddly out-of-time history.

Rest Area Limbo Ledge
Production date
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
1125 x 2090 mm
primary: signed & dated l.c., acrylic, "W.D. Hammond/ 2002"; secondary: l.c., acrylic, "REST AREA LIMBO LEDGE"; reverse u.l., acrylic, "PAINT"
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
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New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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