Richard Killeen

Rain clouds

Rain clouds by Richard Killeen
Rain clouds by Richard Killeen

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Richard Killeen began making cut-outs in 1978. They released his paintings from the boundaries of a frame and allowed his art to become sculpture and painting at the same time. Rain clouds is an outstanding example of Killeen playing with how we experience scale. While the work is smaller than many of his previous cut-outs, it expresses a multitude of responses about how we relate to clouds. (Local Atlas, 2004)

Rain clouds
Production date
acrylic and gesso on aluminium
680 x 1140 mm
(#165) primary & secondary: acrylic, "Rain clouds/ Killeen/ 1997"; also on reverse of each piece a printed label, "Richard Killeen, Cat. no. 3179/ Rain clouds/ 1997, Acrylic and gesso on aluminium/ 165 pieces, variable hanging, 1140 x 680 mm/ Hang in a close group, any configuration"
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
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New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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