Max Gimblett

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1935

Lost At Sea - 2

  • The Max Gimblett and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Gift
  • Acrylic polymer on Japanese Kinkami silver-fleck 100% kozo handmade paper
  • 686 x 483mm
  • 2011/030
  • 2002

“In 1983, the skull arrived in my work as a motif. I understand its presence as an element of my preparation for leaving my body. It is an aspect of one’s death.” —Max Gimblett (Max Gimblett: Ocean Wheel, 1 August – 15 November 2020)