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J. W. Power : abstraction-création, Paris 1934 /

by Donaldson, A. D. S [author.]; Stephen, Ann [author]; Spate, Virginia [contributor]; Fabre, Gladys C [contributor]; Power, John [artist]; University of SydneyUniversity Art Gallery, [host institution]; Heide Museum of Modern Art [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: University Of Sydney, N.S.W. : Power Publications in association with the University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney, ©2012Description: 116 pages : illustrations, portraits. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780909952402 (hbk.) :.Other title: Abstraction-création, Paris 1934.Subject(s): Power, John Joseph Wardell, 1881-1943 -- Exhibitions | Power, J. J. W. (John Joseph Wardell), 1881-1943 | Power, John, 1881-1943 -- Exhibitions | Power, J. J. W. (John Joseph Wardell), 1881-1943 -- Exhibitions | Painting, Abstract -- Exhibitions | Art, Abstract -- France | Painting, Abstract -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Exhibitions | Painting, Abstract | 20th century | Art, Abstract | Art, Australian | Exhibitions | France | Art, Australian | 20th century | Art, Abstract -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Art, Abstract -- France -- Exhibitions | Art, Abstract -- Exhibitions | Art, Australian -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | AustralianSummary: Stephen and Donaldson argue that Power is Australia's most important avant-gardist of the early twentieth century. In the inter war years, Power moved between cities, immersing himself in both contemporary and historical art, this restlessness leading to his own unique painting: part abstract surrealism, part surreal abstraction.
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"Published in conjunction with the exhibition J.W. Power: Abstraction-Création, Paris 1934, University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney, 24 September 2012 - 25 January 2013, and Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2014".

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Stephen and Donaldson argue that Power is Australia's most important avant-gardist of the early twentieth century. In the inter war years, Power moved between cities, immersing himself in both contemporary and historical art, this restlessness leading to his own unique painting: part abstract surrealism, part surreal abstraction.

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