Well Situated Home (1991)

Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 167 x 151 (?)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Smorgon Collection

This painting, not recorded in Arkley’s files, was donated to the MCA in 1995 as part of the Smorgon Collection.

After Arkley’s death, the MCA collaborated with Bimbadgen Wines in a special release Cabernet Franc Merlot 2000 featuring this work on the label (with permission from the Arkley Estate).


  • Acquired for the MCA in 1995 (with the Smorgon Collection)


  • Michael & others 1997 (MCA: Smorgon gift), 20, 46 (full-page reproduction) and 101