Australian artists we admire

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To celebrate the 2014 St George Art Awards we take a look at Australian artists that educate, inspire and engage us

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Vespa inspired sculptures are the art works of an Australian artist Patricia Piccinini Klimt, Johnson Tsang, Australian Artists, Pretty Pictures, Contemporary Artists, Sculpture, Drawings, Artwork, Inspiration
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See here now : Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s by Ian Potter Museum of Art (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Patricia Piccinini, The Stags 2008, fibreglass, automative paint, leather, steel, plastic, tyres ed. 1/3, 196 x 224 x 167cm

Incredible painting by Australian artist Del Kathryn Barton, “I ate the rainbow up” Del Kathryn Barton, Smart Art, Lowbrow Art, Australian Artists, Magazine Art, Magazine Covers, Watercolor And Ink, Figure Painting, Contemporary Paintings

Current : contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand by Kent, Rachel (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Del Kathryn Barton, I Ate The Rainbow Up 2008, synthetic polymer paint, gouache, watercolour & ink on polyester canvas 180.0 x 160.0 cm

Portrait of aboriginal activist Dr Marcia Langton commissioned for the National Portrait Gallery. by Brook Andrew Abstract Words, Arts Award, National Portrait Gallery, Indigenous Art, Aboriginal Art, Australian Artists, Mixed Media Collage, Art Google, Screen Printing
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Current : contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand by Kent, Rachel (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Brook Andrew, Marcia Langton, 2009, screenprint, 240.0 x 250.0 cm

James Gleeson, Forecast oil on canvas, 152 x cm Australian Painters, Australian Artists, Henry Thomas, Arts Award, Art And Architecture, Art Forms, Surrealism, Oil On Canvas, My Arts
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Australian painters of the twentieth century by Pearce, Barry (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

James Gleeson, Forecast 1993, oil on canvas, 152 x 203.5 cm

Awelye 1994 Emily Kame Kngwarreye Exhibitions at Utopia Art Sydney 983 Bourke St Waterloo Sydney Australia Indigenous Australian Art, Indigenous Art, Australian Painters, Australian Artists, Kunst Der Aborigines, Japanese Screen, Aboriginal Artists, Nature Drawing, Textiles

Utopia : the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye by Kngwarreye, Emily Kame, ca. 1910-1996 (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Untitled (Awelye) 1994, Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 6 panels, each 190.0 x 56.7cm.

Discover the value of your art. Our database has art auction market prices for Tracey Moffatt, Australia (Aboriginal) and other Australian and New Zealand artists covering the last 40 years sales. Museum Of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Artists, Modern Art, Artistic Photography, Fine Art Photography, Australian Photography, Contemporary Photography, Portrait Photography, Brisbane
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Tracey Moffatt : between dreams and reality by Moffatt, Tracey, 1960- (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Tracey Moffatt, Something More One 1989, type C photograph, 100.5 x 121.5 cm

Joy Hester: Joy St Clair Hester August 1920 — 4 December was an Australian artist who played an important, though sometimes underrated, role in the development of Australian modernism. Hester was born in Elsternwick. Australian Painters, Australian Artists, Tamara Lempicka, Francoise Gilot, Amazing Drawings, Art For Art Sake, Aboriginal Art, Art World, New Art

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Joy Hester, Lovers (II) 1956, brush and ink, watercolour, 75.3 cm x 55.5 cm

26 untitled self portraits, by Mike Parr :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW Arts Award, Australian Artists, Contemporary Art, Art Gallery, Sketches, Drawings, Portraits, Illustration, Prints
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Peripheral vision : contemporary Australian Art, 1970-1994 by Green, Charles (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Mike Parr, Untitled Self Portrait 1981-1996, pencil on paper

Over the Fence, by Destiny Deacon :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW Work In Australia, University Of Melbourne, Principles Of Art, Arts Award, Photo Caption, Australian Artists, World Cultures, Beautiful Paintings, Art Museum
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Current : contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand by Kent, Rachel (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Destiny Deacon, Over The Fence, 2000, lambda print from polaroid

"The Night Sky" Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri renowned Australian aboriginal painter of the Papunya Tula school Aboriginal Dot Painting, Aboriginal Artists, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Desert Art, Arts Award, Indigenous Art, Australian Artists, Art World, Traditional Art
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri by Johnson, Vivien (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, The Night Sky, 2001, acrylic on linen

tachisme: Brett Whiteley - in memory of "Baboon" Australian Painting, Australian Artists, Tachisme, Avant Garde Artists, Francis Bacon, Baboon, Realism Art, Life Drawing, Artist Painting

Brett Whiteley : art life by Pearce, Barry (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Brett Whiteley, Baboon, mixed media on panel, 90 x 77 cm, 1978

Day The work of Richard Bell tackles the position of Aboriginal art and artists within the contemporary art world. Contemporary Australian Artists, Contemporary Artwork, Gallery Of Modern Art, Art Gallery, Kunst Der Aborigines, Bell Art, Aboriginal Artists, Arts Award, Indigenous Art
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Colour theory by Bell, Richard, 1953- (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Richard Bell, No squatters rights here 2008, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, two parts, overall 240.4 x 360.0 cm

Howard Arkley, Shadow Factories, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, x cm Magnum Opus, Australian Painters, Australian Artists, Mondrian, Howard Arkley, Musica Punk, Arts Award, Indigenous Art, Urban Landscape

Carnival in suburbia : the art of Howard Arkley by Gregory, John (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

Howard Arkley, Shadow Factories, 1989, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 175.5 x 134.5 cm

John Brack Australia Latin American Grand Final 1969 oil on canvas National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased, 1981 Roy Lichtenstein, Wayne Thiebaud, Australian Painters, Australian Artists, Pop Art, Dr Marcus, Dance Paintings, Modern Artists, Art For Art Sake
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Encounters with Australian artists by Hawley, Janet, 1944- (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

John Brack, Latin American Grand Final 1969, oil on canvas 167.5 x 205.0 cm

Fiona Hall by Ewington, Julie (Hurstville Library Sydney Australia) - Record 1 of 1

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Fiona Hall, Paradisus Terrestris, tin, aluminum, 1997