Untitled [W4] (c.1974-76) [W/P]

Synthetic polymer paint, ink and pencil on paper, 56.3 x 38 (sheet)
Inscribed in pencil, l.r.: ‘leave corners’ (with arrow)
Castlemaine Art Museum

Composition comprising two sprayed rectangles. This example, Untitled [A141] (c.1974-76) [W/P], and Untitled [A218] (c.1974-76) [W/P], may all be compared with several ‘white’ canvases, notably Untitled [Three sprayed rectangles] (c.1975-6?).

The inscription on the present drawing suggests a vertical format, as shown.

= ‘White’ W/P cat.no.189 [previous no.172]


  • artist’s collection (no.W4)
  • private collection, Melbourne
  • Castlemaine Art Museum (gift of the Estate of Howard Arkley through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2016)