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Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Andrew Baker Art Dealer

I'D BETTER GO GET SOMETHIN' HARDER

Date: 2015
Dimensions:
Overall: 275 × 90 × 75 mm
Medium: Glass, ceramic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Copyright: © Karla Dickens
Classification:Art
Object Name: Sculpture
Object No: V00054596
Related Place:Australia,

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    Description
    Captain Cook figure shaped whiskey bottle, with black painted face, decorated with grey bird feathers, twine and bone. Accompanied by brown beer bottle corked with Captain Cook hat. Back of bottle has painted scull and crossbones.
    SignificanceThis artwork demonstrates the vibrant style of a contemporary Aboriginal Australian artist, and assists in the interpretation of Aboriginal history, culture and tradition and gives an Indingenous dialogue to European occupation of Australia
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