Theatrical Facade (1996) [2]

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 200 x 150

signed , dated and titled [on reverse, according to Christie’s]

Coll.: unknown

This is a variant of Theatrical Facade (1996) [Canberra]. Here, however, the grey-blue line and pastel tones significantly alter the character of the composition. Arkley’s archive contains a photo.


  • with Kalli Rolfe
  • auctioned by Christie’s, Melb, 8 May 2001, lot 123A (details as above; est.$120-150,000; not sold; these details via AASD)


  • Singapore, United Overseas Bank 1996 (‘Contemporary Australia: Six Leading Artists’) (see Spray 130)