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Japan 1; Bill HAMMOND; 1991; 881

Japan 1; Bill HAMMOND; 1991; 881
Name/Title
Japan 1
About this object
An abstract 'collage-style' scene featuring a range of objects that relate to Japanese culture including: traditional blossom and bonsai tree and wave imagery, calligraphy, cityscapes, theatrical masks, the 'Rising Sun' motif and food. At centre are two figures scratched (scraffito) into the paint, which have building/box shaped heads who are marching in a line and holding umbrellas. There is another group of figures, painted in black, also holding umbrellas, which have been partially obscured with a field of black paint.
Date Made
1991
Medium and Materials
Acrylic on alloy
Subject and Association Keywords
Landscapes/City scene
Fashion/Costume/Mask
Flora/Tree
Sea/Waves
Food
Architecture
Japan
Credit Line
Gifted by Margaret and Geoffrey Candy in 2000
Object Type
Painting
Object number
881

Tags

Architecture
City scene
Costume
Fashion
Flora
Food
Landscapes
Mask
Sea
Tree
Waves


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