Carbonite (1973)

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 165.1 x 164.7

Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Victoria [1973-2]

This work, which apparently won the Caltex Alva Prize in 1973, was the earliest canvas included in the 2006-7 Arkley retrospective at the NGVA . Not included in Arkley’s photo archive (reproduced here via NGV installation photo 2006).


  • purchased for Morwell 1973


  • Morwell, Caltex Alva Prize, 1973 (winner: according to HA Bio.1969-75)
  • HA retrospective 2006-7 (Melbourne only)