Reposted Blog. E. Phillips Fox (1865-1915), the artist of the The Green Parasol above, might have been born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, but by his early twenties, he was living in Paris. He would spend several years in France, initially from1887-1892 and then from about 1908 -1913. The Green Parasol, […]
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Australian artist Derwent Lees (1884-1931) spent most of his career in Europe and Great Britain; his works (like the painting above that includes his wife) were often impacted by the revolution in color of the early 20th century.
Click on the work of art to enlarge it. Today Aboriginal Art is considered a vital part of Australia’s artistic culture, from ancient rock carvings originating before the arrival of the British colonists to the visual “Dreamings” of contemporary masters such as Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and Emily Kngwarreye. Otto Pareroultja’s Hills behind Hermannsburg done […]
Click once, then twice, to enhance the work of art. Let’s take a journey “down under” this week with some of the leading Australian artists as our guides: from European adventurers seeking new opportunities to to the incomparable expressions of the native Aborigines. Viennese Eugene von Guerard (1811-1901) was already an accomplished painter (trained […]