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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 ...
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 ...
Upward, Peter, b. 1932
Peter Upward's gestural calligraphic works are possibly the closest Australia came to mid-twentieth century American Abstract Expressionism. However he was more inspired by the metaphysics ...
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 ...
Johnson, Michael, b. 1938
Michael Johnson's work is marked by a metaphysical orchestration of colour and a muscularity of presence. His paintings (and occasional works in three dimensions) are ...
Kitching, Michael, b. 1940
Without any formal art education, sculptor, printmaker and designer Michael Kitching emerged as one of the original voices of 1960s art in Australia.
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 ...
Power, John Joseph Wardell, b. 1881
Painter, author, patron, philanthropist. After World War I he travelled to Europe and studied art where his abstract compositions reflect a life of leisure and ...
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.
White, Anthony, b. 1976
Anthony White b.1976 National Art School (Painting) Sydney. He immigrated to Paris, 2009. He was the recipient of The Gruner Prize for Landscape Painting 2005 ...
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.
Jordan, Col, b. 1935
One of the innovators in hard edge optical painting, who was also an influential teacher of generations of artists.
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 ...