Swimming is a pillar of Australian culture. Whether reclining beside the pool or pilgraming to the beach, we are drawn to the water's edge. In this photograph by Neale Duckworth, our aquatic cultural compulsion plays out. Against a cerulean sky, bare bellied men cluster, fighting against the winter chill.
Like a visual poem, 'Coogee Huskies Winter Swim Club' is an ode to Australia's own baptism - jumping in. It will invigorate collections of photography and contemporary art, as well as the water baby within and those craving a waterfront view.
'Coogee Huskies Winter Swim Club, June 2002' 2002
archival pigment print on paper
Image Size: 31 x 47 cm
Dimensions: 38 x 61 cm
Signed: Signed lower right: Neale Duckworth; titled and dated lower left.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
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.
© The Artist or Assignee
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