Painted Poles 2 1992

CLARKE, Maree (Mutti Mutti/Yorta Yorta and Boon Wurrung/Wemba Wemba); HODGE, Sonja

Registration number

1088148

Artist/maker

CLARKE, Maree (Mutti Mutti/Yorta Yorta and Boon Wurrung/Wemba Wemba); HODGE, Sonja

Title

Painted Poles 2

Production date

1992

Medium

metal

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1000 cm (overall height approx.)

Credit line

Commissioned for the Swanston Street Walk Public Art Project, 1992.
City of Melbourne Art and Heritage Collection

Keywords

Swanston Street Walk Public Art Project, Clarke, Maree and Hodge, Sonja, 1992, City Square

Summary

Location: City Square, Swanston St

This sculpture by Indigenous artists Maree Clarke and Sonja Hodge features three poles that have been painted with the Rainbow Serpent design and with native Australian animals. The work references Jennifer McCarthy's similar three poles sited outside the State Library of Victoria. The work was part of the Swanston Street Walk Public Art Project and is not considered permanent.