[16], On returning to Adelaide, Black taught part-time at the South Australian School of Art.

14-27, Adelaide, 2000, 25 (colour illus. plate no.

Collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia. ), 57, 121. [11] Black was a finalist for the Archibald Prize for portraiture in 1931. Image: 26cm x 22cm, Frame: 46cm x 42cm.

Cubism and Australian Art. Please refer to our and cookie policies for more information. It hosted small but significant exhibitions by artists who became important proponents of Australian modernism, including Roland Wakelin, Grace Crowley, Grace Cossington Smith, Ralph Balson and Rah Fizelle. This auction is now finished. 31; cat.no. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Gallery stands, the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. 24-28, Sydney, Jun 2013, 24 (colour illus.). 2, Sydney, 2010, 16 (colour illus.).

Roger Arthur Butler and Chris Deutscher, A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Armadale, 1978, 92 (illus.). View over 84 Dorrit Black artworks sold at auction to research and compare prices. Sold for Not dated. Inspired by a jazz night at the Dominion Arts Club, London, Black has placed dancing figures and pianist amidst a dynamic, zigzagging pattern of lines and earthy colour to evoke the lively beat of the ‘new’ music. Black then held an exhibition at Macquarie Galleries in Sydney in 1930. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). She attended the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts in about 1909, working in watercolors, and attended the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney in 1915, concentrating on working in oils. She established the Modern Art Centre in Margaret Street, Sydney in 1931, the first gallery in Australia to devote itself to modernism. 19, Anna Waldmann, Project 39 - Women's Imprint, Sydney, 1982. no catalogue numbers; not paginated, Unknown (Editor), Sun, 'Art & linoleum cut out pictures with umbrella ribs', pg.

), 136. cat.no. [13], Black painted the Sydney Harbour Bridge at various stages of construction.

[6]Black was influenced by Lhote's "compostional principles of geometric order"[7]. She worked mainly in water-colours in the late 1930s and then returned to working in oils.

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Durability of Bridge Structures: Proceedings of the 7th New York City Bridge Conference, 26–27 August 2013. Find more prominent pieces of symbolic painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. 'Music' is one of Black’s earliest prints, made while studying at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art under Claude Flight.

1927-28. colour linocut on paper.

Black was influenced by Flight to use bold geometrical patterns and harmonious colour schemes. Subscribe to access price results for 150,000 different artists! Dorrit Black Music 1927-1928 217.1976 Dorrit Black Naval funeral circa 1945 218.1976 Dorrit Black Nocturne, Wynyard Square 1932 219.1976 | Collection highlight AU$ 91,500 Dorrit Black …
CRC Press, 2013. Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994. This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information. Sasha Grishin, Australian art: a history, 'Dynamic modernism', pg. Collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Maria (Connie) Tornatore-Loong, Japan in Sydney: Professor Sadler & modernism, 1920-30s, 'The remarkable Professor Sadler: Japan, Sydney and Australian modernism', pg.7-49, Sydney, 2011, 28, 35 (colour illus. [9] Over the next few years, the Modern Art Centre became a "source of inspiration and opening to a wider vision" to artists such as Nancy Hall. "She captured the energy of the modern age." If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department.

Dorrit Black: Unseen Forces is the largest retrospective ever staged of the artist’s work and is the first exhibition in nearly forty years to reassess Black’s contribution to the story of Australian art..

Music. This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 20:44. c.1943. Her body was cremated following a Unitarian service.[2]. ), 310, 320. Abstraction allowed her to communicate sensation. She settled in Adelaide, South Australia, in the late 1930s with her ageing mother, and painted many landscapes of the Adelaide hills and the south coast. 228-239, Carlton, 2013, 232 (colour illus. It was shown at the first exhibition of linocuts to be held at London’s Redfern Gallery in 1929. colour linocut, printed from five blocks on thin cream laid tissue, 24.1 x 21.3 cm image; 31.1 x 24.6 cm sheet. No.

Accession no: 768G86.

[1][2] In 1951, at the age of sixty, Black was killed in a car crash. Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day, Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19, Read the latest visit information, including hours, Art Deco and works from the period (1980), Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Professor Sadler, Japan and Australian modernism, Modern impressions; Australian prints from the collection. ‘Music’ was created in 1928 by Dorrit Black in Cubism style. [1], In 1927, Black went by herself[4] to London and attended the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, where she experimented with colour linocut printing while studying under Claude Flight. [10] The making of linocuts allowed Black to abstract her subjects by eliminating detail and emphasising structure. She attended the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts in about 1909, working in watercolors, and attended the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney in 1915, concentrating on working in oils. Black’s print encapsulates the ecstasy of dance during the jazz age.

As she grew older "the vitality of the natural world" became fundamental. Rothwell, S. "Artists’ portraits of the Sydney Harbour Bridge." [3], Dorrit Black was born in the Adelaide suburb of Burnside, the daughter of engineer and architect Alfred Barham Black and Jessie Howard Clark, an amateur artist and daughter of John Howard Clark, editor of the South Australian Register.

'Music' is one of Black’s earliest prints, made while studying at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art under Claude Flight. NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression. 124. [12] The Art Gallery of South Australia purchased her work Mirmande (1928) in 1940. edition 10/50; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14. 8, Sydney, 16 Mar 1930, 8 (colour illus.). Deborah Edwards and Denise Mimmocchi, Look, 'Sydney Moderns', pg.

Music, Art Deco and works from the period (1980), S.H. It was painted in 1930, in Sydney. Description: DORRIT BLACK (AUS) "Music" Decorative print. GST at the current rate of 10% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges. [9], Black created most of her linocuts in the 1930s. Dorothea Foster Black (23 December 1891 – 13 September 1951) was an Australian painter and printmaker of the Modernist school, known for being a pioneer of Modernism in Australia. "Air Travel 3: The pineapple plantation" is an example of Black's lino-prints. Dorrit Black 1891 – 1951. For a better experience, switch to Mobile Version », The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. On the ‘Play’ front, Dorrit Black’s Music 1927-8 (see Title Image) was a more vibrant version of Matisse’s The Dance,1909. If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team. Dorrit Black linocut printed in brown ink on paper. ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. [17] Dorrit Black died in the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 13 September 1951, at the age of 59, after a car accident. South Australian School of Arts and Crafts, "Black, Dorothea Foster (Dorrit) (1891–1951)", "Art Sets - 20th Century Australian Art : Cubism in Australia", Dorrit Black: Unseen Forces (2014 Exhibition in Adelaide), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dorrit_Black&oldid=983030887, Alumni of the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, Use Australian English from February 2014, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with TePapa identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Gaze, Delia, Mihajlovic, Maja and Shrimpton, Leanda.

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), 199 (cat. NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 16 Jun 1980–14 Jul 1980, Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982, Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995, Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999, Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010, Professor Sadler, Japan and Australian modernism, University Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney, 03 Apr 2011–24 Jul 2011, Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013, Modern impressions; Australian prints from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Sep 2016–Jan 2017.
colour linocut on thin oriental laid paper.

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