1943 b. Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia EDUCATION 1994-95 M.A. (Research), Deakin University, Geelong 1962-66 Diploma (Painting), National Art School, Sydney Tertiary Teacher Training, Sydney Teachers College, Sydney 1961 Julian Ashton’s … read more →
Brett Whiteley is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists. He won the Art Gallery of NSW Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes several times, and his artistic career was bolstered by his celebrity status in Australia and overseas. He worked across painting, sculpture and the graphic arts, and is best known for his sensual and lyrical paintings of interiors, nudes and harbour scenes.
BORN 11/10/69, Victoria Australia STUDIES Self Taught Background With his paint-stained Dulux t-shirt and workman’s trousers people assume Chris Lees paints houses, and he doesn’t contradict them. Opal miner turned … read more →
BORN 1950 Townsville, Australia STUDIES 1972-75 Queensland College of Art, Brisbane 1976-80 Jewellery Apprenticeship, Brisbane SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2015 Life is No Way To Treat An Animal. Trevor Victor Harvey Gallery. … read more →
BORN 1928 Sydney, Australia DIED 2018 Sydney, Australia STUDIES Self-taught, attended night classes in drawing and design at the East Sydney Technical College from 1942-45 under Hayward Veal Background Charles … read more →
BORN 1952, Perth Western Australia STUDIES 1968-69 Perth Technical College 1970-77 Professional musician Background In 2007 Brendon was invited to exhibit at New York’s American Museum of Natural History as … read more →
BORN 1957 Urmchi Western China STUDIES 2009 Studied and Researched new contemporary desert abstract style in Beijing 2007 Studied and researched New York studio Background Palla studied Fine Art for … read more →
Johnny Romeo "The Last Days of Disco" @ HARVEY GALLERIES, 7 December - 16 December, 2018
Johnny Romeo is an Australian contemporary pop artist. His works infuse the aesthetics of print-based Warholian Pop with a street-art speed and grit, all executed through some strange on-canvas alchemy in acrylic and oil. The works heavily reference recent and current popular culture, unabashedly harvesting politicians, celebrities, pinups, and comic book heroes and villains, as protagonists. Rendered in muted pop hues, like high vibrancy paint applied thinly over stubborn grey concrete, these recognisable personalities often juxtapose witty stenciled wordplay, some letters scratched out to create unlikely double and triple entendres out of previously stale slogans and rehashed platitudes. Through that graphic style Romeo equally engages in, and simultaneously critiques consumer culture and branding in relation to the construction of personal identity. The artist exposes the childishness of our apparent ideals and elucidates what western culture has found to replace its heroes.
Australian, lives and works in Sydney and Los Angeles.
Internationally acclaimed Australian Pop Artist Johnny Romeo makes his thunderous return to Sydney with his exhilarating new series, THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO. Coming off the back of a sell-out … read more →
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