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Ostoja-Kotkowski, Stanislaus, b. 1922
Joseph Stanislaw Ostoja-Kotkowski, abstract expressionist painter, theatre set designer, photographer, experimental film producer and light and sound artist was born in Golub, Poland in 1922 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Balsaitis, Jonas, b. 1948
Jonas Balsaitis is a maker of experimental abstract paintings and films which challenge the very concept of the nature of art.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nixon, John, b. 1949
John Nixon's art is best described as radical minimalism. His tough non-objective approach to art was first developed in his student years and continued throughout ...
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, ...
Leach-Jones, Alun, b. 1937
Alun Leach-Jones was one of the generation of artists who helped define Australian colourfield art in the 1960s. Hie first came to prominence exhibiting in ...
Cubism & Australian Art

by Cramer, Sue.

Cubism & Australian Art was a scholarly exhibition that demonstrated the links between international Cubism and Australian practitioners, both in Europe and Australia

Robert Jacks: Order and Variation

by Jacks, Robert.

This large well considered retrospective survey of Robert Jacks' work sadly became a memorial exhibition as it opened two months after his death.

The Field

by Coleing, Anthony John, Hickey, Dale, McGillick, Tony, Partos, Paul.

The Field was the first temporary exhibition in the newly opened National Gallery of Victoria building in St Kilda Road. Its curators, John Stringer and ...