UNTITLED #7, 2010 (FROM 'KING BILLY' SERIES)

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
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CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

born 1978
UNTITLED #7, 2010 (FROM 'KING BILLY' SERIES)

type C photograph

98.0 x 98.0 cm

edition: 2/10
Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 59 - 27 November 2019, Melbourne
Provenance

Galerie Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
The Mainland Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2013

Exhibited

Hijacked III: Contemporary Photography from Australia & the UK, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, 18 February – 8 April 2012
Queen’s Land: Blak Portraiture – Late 19th Century to the Present, Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cairns, 17 May – 11 August 2019 (another example)

Literature

‘Hijacked III: Contemporary Photography from Australia and the UK’, Art Almanac, Sydney, 28 February 2012 [https://www.art-almanac.com.au/hijacked-iii-contemporary-photography-fro... (accessed 17/10/19)

Catalogue text

Christian Thompson lives and works between Melbourne and London

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 Earth/Sky, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2018 New Histories, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
2018 Colony: Frontier Wars, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
2018 Divided World, 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Adelaide
2017 – 2019 Christian Thompson: Ritual Intimacy, Monash University of Art, Melbourne; UNSW Galleries, Sydney; and Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide
2016 Christian Thompson, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega, New South Wales
2015 Christian Thompson REMIX: a decade of photography, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, New South Wales
2015 The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2014 PULSE: Reflections on the Body, Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra
2012 UnDisclosed, 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2011 Tell Me, Tell Me, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2010 Christian Thompson Survey Show, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2010 The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
009 Half-Light: Portraits from Black Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

SELECTED LITERATURE
2018 McLean, I., Equinox, exhibition catalogue, Michael Reid Gallery, Berlin
2012 Lane, C., & Cubillo, F.(eds.), UnDisclosed, exhibition catalogue, Second National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2010 Bright, S., AUTO FOCUS, The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography, Thames & Hudson, London
2007 Hart, D., Andy and Oz: Parallel Visions, exhibition catalogue, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Artbank, Sydney
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton Collection, Sydney
City of Melbourne Collection, Melbourne
Christchurch Grammar School, Perth
Deloitte Collection, Sydney
Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria
Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Pat Corrigan Collection, Sydney
Peter Klein Collection, Eberdingen, Germany
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom
Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Shepparton Art Museum, Victoria
Trinity College, Oxford, United Kingdom
University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Wagner-Owen Collection, North Carolina, USA

REPRESENTED BY
Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne
Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney and Berlin