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The Archer and the Shamisen Player | Waiting for the Rickshaw

Painter and etcher Mortimer Menpes was born in Port Adelaide, South Australia in 1855. Menpes studied art at the School of Design, Adelaide. He went to London at the age of 19 and became a pupil and close friend of … Continue reading

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Underpants in Art? | I’m Just Going to Keep This Brief

Yes, it appears that underwear and underpants can be a feature of art and here are some examples which prove this. Firstly, “The Connoisseur II”¬† by Peter Corlett, (born in Melbourne, on 16 January 1944) produced an Australian fibre-glass, reinforced … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green, But We Can Try

John Olsen¬†– ‘Tree Frog’ 1983 watercolour pastel on paper 49cm x 37cm and Victorian Goldfields Petrified Frog [Unknown] Acclaimed Australian artist John Henry Olsen was born in Newcastle, New South Wales on 21 January 1928. His family moved to the … Continue reading

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