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Webb, Mary, b. 1917
Little is known of Webb's early years but she was an associate of the Sydney e abstract artists working in the 1940s. She had a ...
Tuckson, Tony, b. 1921
For much of his life Tony Tuckson's reputation was as the Assistant Director of he Art Gallery of New South Wales, passionately advocating for Aboriginal ...
Aspden, David, b. 1935
The largely self-taught painter, David Aspden, established his reputation in the 1960s by painting lyrically beautiful abstracts. In the context of the time, they were ...
Kane, Julius
German born and educated, Julius Kane was one of the most influential figures in Melbourne sculpture in the 1950s until his death in 1962. His ...
Passmore, John, b. 1904
When John Passmore returned to Sydney from an extended stay in Europe in 1951 he galvanised a generation of young painters. They were led to ...
Olsen, John, b. 1928
John Olsen's exuberant paintings, which were first exhibited in Sydney in the 1950s, are often celebrations of Sydney, Majorca, marine life, good food and sunshine. ...
Salkauskas, Henry, b. 1925
Henry Salkauskas. originally Henrikas Salkauskas was one of the generation of post World War II immigrant artists who had a profound and lasting impact on ...
Harpur, Royston, b. 1938
Painter and poet, Royston Harpur's work has consistently shown his admiration of Japanese Zen gestural abstract forms.
Kemp, Roger, b. 1908
The Melbourne based Roger Kemp developed his angular abstract paintings and prints in harmony with his deep felt spiritual values. Although he was hailed at ...
McMaugh, Alison, b. 1928
Alison McMaugh was one of the many young women artists trained in Sydney in the 1950s who found more opportunities abroad, in her case in ...
Paramor, Wendy, b. 1938
Wendy Paramor was the only woman painter and sculptor to flourish in the hard edge colour field abstractionist Central Street. She died young, of cancer, ...