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Gordon Walters

Genealogy 5

Genealogy 5 by Gordon Walters

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Walters described his aims at the time he created 'Genealogy 5' as follows: ‘My work is an investigation of positive/negative relationships within a deliberately limited range of forms; the forms I use have no descriptive value in themselves and are used solely to demonstrate relations. I believe that dynamic relations are most clearly expressed by the repetition of a few simple elements.’

'Genealogy 5' is a key painting from the moment when Gordon Walters was establishing his full-time art practice in Auckland. The 'Genealogy' series is considered one of his outstanding achievements as a painter.

Title
Genealogy 5
Artist/creator
Production date
1971
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1523 x 1523 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dame Jenny Gibbs in honour of Chris Saines, Gallery Director (1996-2013)
Accession no
2012/22
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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