Story: Painting

Judy Millar, 'Giraffe-bottle-gun' (4th of 4)

Judy Millar, 'Giraffe-bottle-gun'

'Giraffe-bottle-gun' was made by Judy Millar for the Venice Biennale in 2009. A huge construction made of solvent ink on vinyl and wood, the work showed the swirling energy of much of Millar's painting. A common device in her work is to wipe or scrape paint off the surface, as in this example.

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Painting - Abstraction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45905/judy-millar-giraffe-bottle-gun (accessed 20 August 2018)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014