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Rodius, Charles, b. 1802
Charles (Rhodius) Rodius was a portraitist, illustrator, draughtsman, lithographer and singer. He was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a reticule containing a handkerchief, ...
Milo, , b. 1884
pose plastique performer and Melbourne chorus girl, began a long theatrical career as a 'famous exponent of the art of living statues' in both Australia ...
Broadhurst, Florence, b. 1899
Acclaimed singer, dancer, actress, artist and designer. Broadhurst was most well known for her vibrant wall-paper designs which were sought after in Australia and internationally ...
Onus, Bill, b. 1906
William Townsend (Bill) Onus 1906-68. As an artist, entrepeneur, actor and activist Bill Onus made an significant contribution to Art and Aboriginality in postwar Melbourne. ...
Larter, Richard, b. 1929
Richard Larter first came to public notice in the 1960s with confronting works based on the female body, politics, and a sensibility informed by British ...
Unsworth, Ken, b. 1931
Sculptor, installation and performance artist,Unsworth was born in 1931 in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. Despite growing up as a self-described typical Melbourne kid who ...
Cooper, Revel, b. 1934
Revel Cooper is a key figure in the Carrolup School of Nyungar landscape painting.
WAINBURRANGA, Paddy Fordham, b. 1935
Paddy Fordham Wainburranga (corn circa 1935) was a senior artist (painter, sculptor, printmaker and dancer) and a storyteller of Aboriginal culture and history, including historical ...
Williams, David Frederick, b. 1935
Williams was initially an interior designer working with Bee Taplin, later Leslie Walford. He was also employed by David Jones Ltd and had associations with ...
Larter, Pat, b. 1936
For most of her life Pat Larter was regarded as a muse, the subject of much of her husband, Richard Larter's, art. In reality she ...
Burn, Ian, b. 1939
Internationally influential late 20th century Geelong raised conceptual artist. Central to the Art & Language movement.
Duke, Jas H, b. 1939
Performance poet, actor, dadaist and sound artist, inspired by the underground movements he encountered in the USA and UK in the late 1960s and early ...
Kelly, Gladys Napangardi, b. 1940
Warlpiri artist who lives in Lajamanu (NT), where she is also renowned for her dancing. Her work is in the collection of the National Gallery ...
Cowley, Jim, b. 1941
Jim Cowley's performance art and the accompanying photographic documentation had a significant influence on directions of conceptual art in Adelaide in the 1970s.
Foley, Roger, b. 1942
Roger Foley, better known as Ellis D. Fogg is best known for his special effects and public installations.
Kennedy, Peter, b. 1945
Peter Kennedy is an Australian artist, who with Mike Parr under the Inhibodress collective, introduced conceptual art to Sydney in the 1970s. His practice includes ...
Parr, Mike, b. 1945
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 ...
Ely, Bonita, b. 1946
Bonita Ely established her reputation as an environmental artist in the early 1970s through her work on the Murray Darling rivers. She has a diverse ...