Black Painting (1974?)

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas (?), c.120 x 90

Coll.: unknown

The photo reproduced here, via an unidentified slide in Arkley’s archive (with process date Jul79), is identified, provisionally, as the work entered for the Clayton Art Prize in 1974; however, there are several other plausible candidates, including Carbonite 1973.


  • unknown


  • Clayton Art Prize 1974 (acc. to HA Bio.1969-75, noting size as 4’ x 3’)


  • Duncan 1991: 31 (listing the work as entered for the Clayton Prize 1974)