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Taylor, Michael, b. 1933
Michael Taylor's lush abstract paintings emerged in the 1970s. They were seductive in the way they simultaneously quoted elements of landscape and celebrated the abstract ...
Jacks, Robert, b. 1943
Robert Jacks is one of the first generation of Australian artists to take nourishment from the post war American artists, rather than looking to Europe. ...
Partos, Paul, b. 1943
Paul Partos's canvases reveal intense passages of his inner life, expressed in markings ranging from quietude and restraint to exuberant expressions of form and colour, ...
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 ...
Watkins, Dick, b. 1937
Sydney-born painter, who occasionally attended art classes in the 1950s. He came under the influence of New York School abstraction and emerged as a major ...
Ball, Sydney, b. 1933
The Adelaide born Sydney Ball was a painter of pure colour and abstract form, and one of the first of the post-World War II artists ...
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 ...
Ball, Sydney, b. 1933
Sydney Ball was one of the first of his generation to look to New York instead of Europe for inspiration. He consistently painted large abstract ...
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 ...
Szabo, Joseph, b. 1932
Joseph Szabo was part of a new generation of European artists who helped transform Australia's cultural life in the decades after World War II.
White, John, b. 1930
John White is a New Zealand born painter who exhibited hard edge abstract paintings with Sydney's Central Street Gallery.
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 ...
Booth, Peter, b. 1940
Peter Booth first emerged as a painter of stark abstract works, inspired in part by his early years in the industrial town of Sheffield in ...
Jordan, Col, b. 1935
One of the innovators in hard edge optical painting, who was also an influential teacher of generations of artists.
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, ...