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92/166 Figure, moon with face, 'Mr Moon', Luna Park, painted papier-mache, Leigh Hobbs, Sydney, 1975. Click to enlarge.

Luna Park moon face figure

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1970-1979.

Figure, moon with face, ‘Mr Moon’, Luna Park, painted papier-mache, Leigh Hobbs, Sydney, 1975

Summary

Object No.

92/166

Object Statement

Figure, moon with face, 'Mr Moon', Luna Park, painted papier-mache, Leigh Hobbs, Sydney, 1975

Physical Description

Figure, moon with face, 'Mr Moon', Luna Park, painted papier-mache, Leigh Hobbs, Sydney, 1975

Dimensions

Height

1340 mm

Width

475 mm

Depth

500 mm

Production

Notes

During the mid-1970s a number of pop artists were commissioned to revitalise Sydney's Luna Park. Leigh Hobbs created Mr Moon in September 1975.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1992

Acquisition Date

24 February 1991

Cite this Object

Harvard

Luna Park moon face figure 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 July 2019, <https://ma.as/122280>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/122280 |title=Luna Park moon face figure |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=21 July 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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