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Oil - Untitled Nude by Jacqueline Slaymaker

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Art Collection Artworks are displayed at Federation University Australia campuses at Ballarat, Gippsland (Churchill), Stawell and Horsham. Victoria

Description
Framed life painting of a female nude.
Size
120.0 x 80.0 cm
Object Registration
A00174
Keywords
art, artwork, jacqueline slaymaker, nude, life study, oil on canvas, alumni, end of year exhibition
Historical information
Jacqueline SLAYMAKER

This work was undertaken in 1992 when Jacqueline Slaymaker was a 3rd Year student at Ballarat University College. The catalogue for the End of Year exhibition in 1992 states "The figures importance is purposeful. The strong sculptural form of the torso, tensions of the skin and volume are the aspects I focus on. Drawing is vital to my painting. The heavily layered works that I sand, scratch and rub back into eventually resolve some of the problems associated with painting. I believe this constant re-addressing creates a sense of history and building a texture creates a sense of history and build up of texture illustrates the concrete solid way I see the figure. I draw resource from ancient sculpture in particular Etruscan coffins and tomb wall painting. More recently I am interested in the draftsmanship of Jim Dine and monoprints of May Frank.'

This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 1000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.
When Made
1993
Made By
Jacqueline Slaymaker (Maker)
Last updated
20 Mar 2019 at 4:35PM