Storm Warning, 1980

Record number
cm001187
Title
Storm Warning
Date
1980 - 1981
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
unstretched canvas
Dimensions
1945 x 1811 mm
Inscriptions
STORM WARNING / C. McC. AUGUST '80 - MARCH 81. (brushpoint, b.l.)
Extended inscriptions
YOU MUST FACE THE FACT
the final age of this world
is to be a time of troubles.
Men will love nothing but
money and self. they will be
arrogant, boastful and abusive;
with no respect for parents.
no gratitude, no piety, no natural affections
they will be implacable in their hatreds

PAUL TO TIMOTHY
Exhibition history

1981 Colin McCahon
Victoria University Library
Wellington
22/6/1981 - 19/7/1981

1981 Group Show: Eight New Works
Peter Webb Galleries
Auckland
11/5/1981 - 22/5/1981

1983 Christmas Group Exhibition [1983]
Peter McLeavey Gallery
Wellington
12/1983 - 12/1983

1994 Town and gown: Victoria University Art Collection
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington
19/11/1994 - 26/2/1995

1999 Manufacturing Meaning: The Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection in Context
Adam Art Gallery
Wellington
22/9/1999 - 31/1/2000

2001 He Kupu Noatu: Paintings by Colin McCahon
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
2/5/2001 - 19/8/2001

2002 Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith
Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam
30/8/2002 - 10/11/2002

Notes
The text for this work is from 2 Timothy 3:1-2.
Storm Warning was given to Victoria University of Wellington by the artist in 1981. It was sold by the university in 1999, amidst considerable controversy.