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Bruce Armstrong, 2001

Greg Weight

gelatin silver photograph (sheet: 50.4 cm x 40.4 cm, image: 45.5 cm x 35.6 cm)

Bruce Armstrong is a sculptor, painter, printer and charcoal artist. Since 1987 two of his chainsawed redgum sculptures have stood at the entrance to the National Gallery of Victoria. The National Gallery holds eight of his works, and Savage Beauty, a critically acclaimed retrospective of Armstrong's sculptures, prints and bronzes curated by Ted Gott, was held in 1999 at the Museum of Modern Art at Heide.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Accession number: 2004.123

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Greg Weight (age 55 in 2001)

Bruce Armstrong (age 44 in 2001)

Subject professions

Visual arts and crafts

Donated by

Patrick Corrigan AM (123 portraits)

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