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Shell turning Theme: The Land

Artist: Toni WARBURTON
Birth/Death: 1951

Title: Shell turning

Credit Line: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Concern for the environment informed the work of a number of craft practitioners during the last decades of the century. In this work, Toni Warburton uses the coarse earthenware associated with sewage pipes in a narrative about the degradation of the marine life of Sydney Harbour, resulting from decades of industrial pollution.

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