FOUR-IN-ONE-BIRD (Moving) or Pelican - vertical position, 1937
oil on hardboard, motor
signed and dated -37/79 lr
Exh AGNSW 1980 no 61
The artist intends this work to be seen in four rotating positions. Formerly it was moved by hand. The mechanical movement was made c1980 and also the surround. The watercolour studies originated from a nude study, neck and breasts, turned upside down and abstracted.
Copyright Estate of Frank Hinder
Francis (Frank) Henry Critchley Hinder (1906–1992) was an award winning Australian painter, sculptor and art teacher who is also known for his camouflage designs in World War II.