The days and nights in the wilderness showing the constant flow of light passing into a dark landscape, 1971

Record number
cm001226
Title
The days and nights in the wilderness showing the constant flow of light passing into a dark landscape
Date
1971
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
unstretched canvas
Dimensions
2360 x 1840 mm
Inscriptions
NINETY MILE BEACH WITH HAUMU HILL (brushpoint, u.l.); THE DAYS AND NIGHTS IN THE WILDERNESS, SHOWING THE CONSTANT FLOW OF LIGHT PASSING INTO A DARK LANDSCAPE. McCahon / APRIL-JUNE '71 (brushpoint, b.l.-b.c.); HOMAGE TO VAN DER VELDEN. (brushpoint, b.r.)
Exhibition history

1971 An Exhibition of Paintings by Colin McCahon
Dawsons Limited Exhibition Gallery
Dunedin
30/7/1971 - 13/8/1971

1971 McCahon: Days and nights
Dawson's Gallery
Dunedin
30/7/1971 - 13/8/1971

1972 Colin McCahon: A Survey Exhibition
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
7/3/1972 - 23/4/1972

1977 McCahon's "Necessary Protection"
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
New Plymouth
1/9/1977 - 25/9/1977

1988 Colin McCahon: Gates and Journeys
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
11/11/1988 - 26/2/1989

1996 Under Capricorn. The World Over. Art in the Age of Globalisation
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington
6/6/1996 - 18/8/1996

2011 Van der Velden: Otira
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Christchurch
10/2/2011 - 22/2/2011

2017 Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington
8/4/2017 - 30/7/2017