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Art Reviews

1. MARGARET PRESTON Flowers in Jug image
By menzies
11 Jun 2021
3. MARGARET OLLEY Branch of Lemons image
By menzies
11 Jun 2021
12. INGE KING Dancer 1992 image
By menzies
11 Jun 2021
14. TIM STORRIER Summer Evening 2009 image
By Corinna Cullen BA MA Art History and Curatorial Studies
03 Jun 2021

Tim Storrier works in a grand romantic tradition, against the flow of his artistic contemporaries. The individuality and consistency of his voice has established him as a major figure in Australian art.

15. TIM STORRIER Autumn Night Fire 2009 image
By Corinna Cullen BA MA Art History and Curatorial Studies
03 Jun 2021

‘Essentially my work deals with the infinite; it has got to do with the elements, stars, landscape, fire, water, air.’1

One could go further and suggest that Storrier’s work specifically addresses how humans interact with what is sublime in nature, and our humility in the face...

16. ARTHUR BOYD  Flame Trees, Horse’s Skull, Black River 1983 image
By Anonymous
03 Jun 2021

Flame Trees, Horse’s Skull, Black River is one of Boyd’s most powerful, symbolic landscapes from his Shoalhaven period, which commenced in the early 1970s.1 The work forms a part of a masterful series Boyd produced from 1981-83 that deal with the same subject matter: a horse’...

17. CHARLES BLACKMAN The Reading Room 1979 image
By Marguerite Brown MA - Art Curatorship
03 Jun 2021

Charles Blackman’s work is infused with an imaginative quality that while inspired by the world around him, often reflects a deeply personal and poignant response to it.

18. JOHN PERCEVAL Windy Walk 1963 image
By Rodney James, B.A. (Hons.), M.A
03 Jun 2021

John Perceval made an immediate impression when he and his family moved from Melbourne to London in early 1963. Settling first with their friends, Arthur and Yvonne Boyd in leafy Hampstead Heath, the Percevals soon found their own house close by in Highgate. Once there, Perceval quickly settled...

19. GARRY SHEAD To See the Queen image
By Caroline Jones BA, MA (Art Admin.)
03 Jun 2021

When Queen Elizabeth II visited Australia in February 1954, she was the first reigning monarch to set foot on Australian soil. Following the death of her father in 1952, the newly crowned Queen had taken over duties originally planned for King George VI. It is estimated that the monarch...

20. JEFFREY SMART Study for Outside the Ministry 1970 image
By Timothy Abdallah BA
03 Jun 2021

The special psychological flavour of Jeffrey Smart’s painting is singular. Much has been said about the formal sources of his work in art: he is a documented fan of the Old Masters and often refers in his own work to artists as diverse as Piero della Francesca (c1415-1492) and Paul Cézanne (1839...

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