DASHPER, Julian;

Sheraton

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1984
Oil on canvas
1800 x 1500mm

Inscriptions: JULIAN DASHPER / SHERATON 1984 [verso] JULIAN DASHPER SHERATON 1984 / 30 O'NIEL[L] ST PONSONBY / PH 762-246 1984 [stretcher]

This painting is one of a series exhibited in 1985. The title’s reference to a large international tourist hotel built in Symonds Street at the time remains enigmatic. Large areas of canvas have been allowed to show through a composition based on converging and diverging lines in bright colours.

Exhibition History

The 80s Show: Paintings from the Fletcher Trust Collection, Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga, 1 July to 27 August 2017 (toured)

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