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

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

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.