War toys V

Accession Number ART29734
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 70 x 50.2 cm
Object type Print
Physical description lithograph, screenprint on paper
Maker Zelig, Barak
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 1990
Conflict Period 1990-1999

Item copyright: External copyright


A kangaroo's body is combined with a tank and other military paraphernalia in a state of metamorphosis, symbolizing man's tendency to become part of the war machine. This work comments on the military environment and on the relationship between living creatures and war technology.

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