Undercoat | Virtual Gallery

Undercoat: Paintings about Poetry by Mark O’Flynn

In this vivid collection Mark O’Flynn takes the painter’s spatial plane of colours and lines and adds the dimensions of time – story, character, the narrator’s voice – using the poet’s rhythmic mastery of sound.  Alice Major

Find the publicly available images of art work referred to in Undercoat using the links below, (not all the poems in the book have a link).

Hill End Poems

‘Still Life’ by Jean Bellette, 1955

See at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

‘Evensong, Hill End’ by Russell Drysdale, 1948

See at the NGV

‘Sofala 1965’ by Michael Johnson, 1965

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

‘Sofala’ by Donald Friend, 1947

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

‘Sofala’ by Russell Drysdale, 1947

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

‘Woman in a Landscape’ by Russell Drysdale, 1949

See at the Art Gallery of SA

‘Kangaroo Ochre’ by Natasha Daniloff, 2009

With permission of the artist

‘Backbuildings’ by Margaret Olley 1948

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

Poems on Canvas

‘Olive Trees’ by Vincent van Gogh, 1889

See at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

‘Pulpit Rock, Kite and Skull’ by Arthur Boyd, 1981

See at the Bundanon Art Museum

‘Le Baiser’ by Max Ernst, 1927

See in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

‘La Terre labouree’ by Joan Miro, 1923-24

See in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

‘Senecio’ by Paul Klee, 1922

Held in the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

‘Water Lilies’ by Claude Monet, 1919

See at the Met

‘Arearea’ by Paul Gauguin, 1892

See at the Musee D’Orsay

”The Lark’s Wing, Encircled with Golden Blue, Rejoins the Heart of the Poppy Sleeping on a Diamond-Studded Meadow’ by Joan Miro, 1967

See at Fundacio Joan Miro

‘Still Life circa 1945-1950’ by Godfrey Miller, circa 1945-1950

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

After ivory carving, artist unknown, 883-859 BC

See at the British Museum

‘A Rumour of Flight 1’ digital photomontage by Judith Martinez Estrada, 2015

With the permission of the artist

The Human Face

Mrs Richard Brooks’ by Augustus Earle, 1826-1827

See at Culture Victoria (held at the NGV)

‘Sir Henry Parkes’ by Tom Roberts, 1892

See at the Art Gallery of SA

‘Surrealist Head’ by Sam Ateyo, 1932

See at the NGV

Portrait of an Artist (Joshua Smith)’ by William Dobell, 1943

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

Macro of Place Pigalle’ by Albert Tucker, 1949

See at the NGV

‘Dr Stuart Scougall’ by Jon Molvig, 1962

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

‘Mexican Girl’ linocut by Noel Counihan, 1970

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

My Father-in-Law Hosing his Celtis Trees’ by Davida Allen, 1986

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

‘Psychedelic Head’ by Howard Arkley, 1990

See at Howard Arkley Works

‘Portrait of David Wenham’ by Adam Cullen, 2000

See at the Art Gallery of NSW

Introducing the Liquid Amber range

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