Gritty, cheeky and playful, Second Coming, with Golden Coat is classic Reg Mombassa (a.k.a Chris O'Doherty). A jester of the profane, Mombassa plays with notions of religion, masculinity and Australian identity. Here, he envisions a suited Jesus in suburbia. Transforming a utility pole into a crucifix, then popping in a spaceship, Mombassa's work maybe fun, but it is never dumb.
An Antipodean icon, Mombassa is one of Australia's most collected, celebrated and recognised contemporary artists. From Patrick White to Elton John, he continues to be collected widely and worn on tees.
Reg MOMBASSA (1951 - )
'Second Coming, with Golden Coat' 1951
mixed media on board
Image Size: 67 x 51 cm
Dimensions: 67 x 51 cm
Signed: Signed lower right corner Reg M.
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
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