Tag Archives: OilPainting

A Calabesh to you all – whatever that means

Brisbane born artist, Ann Thomson (1933- ) graduated from the National Art School in Sydney  in 1962. She held her first solo exhibition with Watters Gallery in Sydney and has lived in Sydney ever since. Ann has had a lucrative … Continue reading

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Still Life in a Red Room

Scottish artist Robert MacBryde (1913–1966) was a still-life, figure painter and a theatre set designer. Born in Maybole, MacBryde worked in a factory for 5 years after leaving school until he enrolled at the Glasgow School of Art from 1932-1937.  … Continue reading

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There is ‘Still Life’ in Karlis Mednis

Karlis Mednis is not so well known in the international art arena, but I find his work vibrant and energetic. Karlis was born in Russia in 1910, and studied at the Latvian Riga School of Art, before he emigrated to Australia … Continue reading

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Early Career Recognition

What can I say other than ‘I love this’.  To all of us who have seen this, we see this as a Siamese Fighting fish. Perhaps our familiar responses to this visual, are akin to the  Rorschach test (aka the inkblot … Continue reading

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