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 26
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 26
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 22
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 22
A photograph of a set of ten paintings by Julia Holden. The paintings are of different sites in the central city, after the earthquake.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 23
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 23
A photograph of a set of ten paintings by Julia Holden. The paintings are of different sites in the central city, after the earthquake.
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 28
Wish You Were Here 2013: Painting 28
A photograph of a set of twenty paintings by Julia Holden. The paintings are of abandoned houses in the residential red zone.