ROYAL FLAG II, 2017

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
24

REKO RENNIE

born 1974
ROYAL FLAG II, 2017

24 carat gold-plated aluminium

99.0 x 139.0 x 4.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 25,000
Provenance

Blackartprojects, Melbourne
The Mainland Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2017

Catalogue text

Reko Rennie lives and works in Melbourne

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 ALWAYS, Kronenberg Mais, Sydney Contemporary 2018, Carriageworks, Sydney
2017 Personal Structures, 57th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2016 XIII Bienale de Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador
2016 Sovereignty, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
2016 Jogja Calling, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney
2015 Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
2015 Murruwaygu, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2015 Monster Pop!, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
2014 Warriors Come Out To Play, Cemeti Art House, Yogjakarta, Indonesia
2014 No Sleep Til Dreamtime, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2013 Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2013 Vivid Memories – An Aboriginal Art History, Musée d’Acquitaine, Bordeaux, France
2012 Archibald Prize Finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2012 OA NDN, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts collaboration with Frank Buffalo Hyde, Santa Fe, USA
2012 Reko Rennie, Scope Art Fair, diane tanzer gallery + projects, New York, USA
2011 Patternation, curated by Stephen Gilchrist (NGV), Kluge-Ruhe Institute, Virginia, USA
2010 Bingo Night in the Promised Land, New Image Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2010 Bora, LeMUR Association, Paris, France

SELECTED LITERATURE
Caisley, O., ‘Armed with history’, The Australian, 15 September 2018
Cuthbertson, D., & McManus, J., ‘A gold Rolls-Royce, the outback and a childhood stolen’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 2017
Colour Theory: Reko Rennie, season 1, episode 5, SBS
Alessi, V., ‘Wearing his Crown: The Work of Reko Rennie’, Art and Australia, Art & Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney, vol. 52, no.1 ,2014
‘Reko Rennie’, Artist Profile, Artlink Online, March 2014
Harvey, J.L., ‘Rekospective’, Artlink, Indigenous Issue, vol. 33, no. 2, 2013
Cooke, D., ‘Reko Rennie: Aboriginal artist spreads his wings’, The Age, Melbourne, 15 November 2013

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Artbank, Sydney
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Kluge-Ruhe Institute, University of Virginia, USA
Koorie Heritage Trust
Lyon Housemuseum, Melbourne
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
New Contemporary Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
RMIT University, Melbourne
Wesfarmers Collection of Australian Art, Perth

REPRESENTED BY
STATION Gallery, Melbourne and Sydney
Kronenberg Mais Wright, Sydney