An image of Untitled, Soldiers (The unenlightened or Limp blimps)

Richard Larter

(England, Australia 19 May 1929 – 25 Jul 2014)

Untitled, Soldiers (The unenlightened or Limp blimps)

Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Further information

This painting is an example of the works Larter executed using a medical syringe filled with paint which was then squeezed in fine lines across the surface. Larter's figurative work was almost always provocative and political, with a number of works taking the Vietnam war as their subject.

Year
1965
Media
Painting
Medium
alkyds and epoxies on board
Dimensions
49.5 x 68.2 cm; 55.5 x 73.7 cm frame
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Frank Watters 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
30.2018
Copyright
© Richard Larter. Licensed by Copyright Agency