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Apteryx confronting a cross and cast shadow; Barry CLEAVIN; 1993; 1298

Apteryx confronting a cross and cast shadow; Barry CLEAVIN; 1993; 1298
Name/Title
Apteryx confronting a cross and cast shadow
About this object
A black etched image of a moa (apteryx being the genus of flightless birds) on a low square plinth facing a six pronged cross atop a higher plinth. There is a freestanding white square on an oblique angle to the right of the cross against which a cross-shaped shadow is projected. These objects are positioned within a bare and stippled landscape with a high horizon line bisecting the skeleton's eye. There are perspectival lines relating the cross form to its shadow and diagonal lines between the eye of the skeleton and the position of the cross plinth.
Date Made
1993
Medium and Materials
Etching on paper
Place Made
Christchurch
Collection
Dame Ann and John Hercus
Credit Line
Gifted by Ann and John Hercus in 2014
Object Type
Print
Object number
1298

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