Tom Nicholson

Evening Shadows
2011 - 2012

Work in three parts: a. installation in the Elder Wing of the AGSA of 38 painted copies of H. J. Johnstone's painting Evening shadows, borrowed from citizens in and around Adelaide, and a stack of 10,000 off-set printed posters, each 59.6 x 84 cm; b. installation in the contemporary wing of three hd video works on flatscreens, H. J. Johnstone, Evening shadows, backwater of the Murray River, South Australia, 1880, and one drawing on paper, willow charcoal and compressed charcoal, 80 x 120 cm; c. evolving and ephemeral public art work throughout Adelaide and beyond as citizens display copies of the off-set printed poster at the front of their houses.