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.
Nancy Mauro-Flude. Nancy Mauro-Flude is a performance artist. Her artistic work is heavily influenced by arcane practices, theatre and computer 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.
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.
Grace Cossington Smith. Painter, born in Neutral Bay, Sydney. A student of Dattilo Rubbo, Cossington Smith was quick to absorb modernist ideas and in 1915 exhibited 'The Sock Knitter', described by Daniel Thomas as 'perhaps the first fully Post-Impressionist work painted in Australia'.
A.C. Zacharewicz. [Mrs] Zacharewicz, B. Arch.ARAIA of Rose Bay is described as the designer of the Penguin Inn milk bar, Taylor Square, Sydney. The interior design featured a mural by Bernard Hesling. [NB: This milk bar design has also been attributed to Hugh Buhrich].
Gertrude Herzger. According to interviews and an investigation by architect Bruce Eeles, Herzger studied at the Bauhaus, Weimar in 1919-1920. Herzger drawings for Walter Gropius's design for the Adler motorcar are known. In 1939, she became a principal of Furnishing Weavers Ltd, the firm closed in 1949. Her design work in Sydney has not been studied but a portfolio assembled by Eeles has survived.
Oswald Brett. Brett was an internationally acclaimed marine painter. He appears to be a self-taught painter whose knowledge of ships and the sea came from an early career as a sailor on Australian coastal steamers.