Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Working across video, performance, painting and sculpture, Gladwell has exhibited extensively both in Australia and overseas. His solo and collaborative works critique personal history, memory and contemporary culture. read more.
Shaun Gladwell. Shaun Gladwell is one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Working across video, performance, painting and sculpture, Gladwell has exhibited extensively both in Australia and overseas. His solo and collaborative works critique personal history, memory and contemporary culture.
Clement Meadmore. Well known as a sculptor, Meadmore began his career as a designer. His furniture was sold at Marion Hall Best’s showrooms and his lighting design shown at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics Arts Festival alongside the work of designers such as Grant Featherston. Meadmore ran Max Hutchinson's Gallery A, Melbourne, in the late 1950s. In 1963 he moved to New York, where he concentrated primarily on his work as a sculptor.
Margaret Olley. After her first Australian solo painting exhibitions, Olley worked and exhibited in France in the 1950s. An endearing personality, Olley had many travelling and working friendships with other Australian artists. Olley died at her home in Paddington, Sydney, on 26th July 2011.
Mike Parr. Working across a range of media that includes performance, installation, sculpture, drawing, drypoint etching and photography, Mike Parr is regarded as one of the most successful Australian artists of his generation. Parr has realised over 1000 works within the context of his self-imposed 'Self-Portrait' series.
Martin Sharp. Late 20th century Sydney artist. Sharp's 1964 cartoon "The Word Spread Round the Arms", published in "Oz" was seen to breach the Obscene and Indecent Publications Act and resulted in charges being laid against Sharp and his editors. Later, after reprising his antipodean success with the London edition of "Oz", he returned to Australia where he founded the Yellow House at 59 Macleay Street Potts Point.
Thomas John Domville Taylor. Thomas John Domville Taylor was one of the earliest European settlers on the Darling Downs, and made pencil sketches of of the landscape and daily life. These sketches are some of the earliest visual records of European occupation of the Darling Downs, and also depict some of the earliest conflicts in the region between settlers and Indigenous communities.