Wish You Were Here 2013

Wish You Were Here is a series of oil paintings, which are Julia Holden's response to the radically-altered city she encountered moving to Christchurch from Melbourne in late 2012. The body of work acknowledges the city as she found it. All paintings are oil on board.

Last updated
2:03pm 8th December 2017
Type
Collection
Identifier
qsr-collection:19434

Contains 28 items


Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 13
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 13
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of building rubble and machinery. Gloucester Arcade and the badly-damaged Farmers building are in the background to the right.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 14
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 14
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of Colombo Street, looking north towards Cathedral Square.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 15
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 15
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of the badly-damaged Octagon Live restaurant on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Manchester Street.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 16
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 16
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of an excavator on St Asaph Street. In the background is the back of the badly-damaged Odeon Theatre.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 17
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 17
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of Manchester Street. Shipping containers have been stacked against the Excelsior Hotel on the right, and the kinetic sculpture, 'Nucleus', is depicted on the left.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 18
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 18
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of road cones on Colombo Street. In the background is the badly-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 19
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 19
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of road cones along Gloucester Street.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 20
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 20
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of building rubble and an excavator. In the background is the Forsyth Barr building.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 21
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 21
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of shipping containers along the right side of the ChristChurch Cathedral.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 27
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 27
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of shipping containers stacked against a building on the corner of Manchester Street and Lichfield Street.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 24
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 24
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of vacant building sites on High Street.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 25
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 25
A digital copy of a painting by Julia Holden. The painting is of vacant building sites on High Street.