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Object: HQ Holden

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Title HQ Holden
Production Thomson, Jeff, 1991
Medium summary corrugated iron, 1974 Holden Kingswood chassis and body
Materials corrugated iron, metal
Classification sculpture, automobiles
Dimensions Overall: 1470 (Height) x 1900 (Width) x 4900 (Length)
Credit line Purchased 1996 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds
Registration number 1996-0005-1
Artist Jeff Thomson clad this car in heavy gauge corrugated iron and then drove it around for three years. Thomson has used this distinctive New Zealand building material in many of his sculptures, including elephants and cows.

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