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Madonna Staunton Tell us who we are (Professor Perry Bartlett) 2014 synthetic polymer paint
collage of book and box remnants, dried grass stalk on pale green paper, on cardboard
Assemblage with plank 1988
Queensland Art Gallery
Frames used to be very valuable. Sometimes they were covered with fancy gold designs. Elaborate frames let people know that paintings were important and the people who owned them were wealthy.
This artist has used some old pieces of wood, a folding chair and a record cover to make an art work with a frame. She is saying that the whole work is important and that the frame should help us understand what the work is about.