Brian Dunlop

b. 1938 — 2009

Brian Dunlop was one of Australia’s most recognisable realist painters of the late 20th century. His works depicted interior scenes, often with lone figures adding a suggestive narrative to his works. Dunlop travelled extensively through Southern Europe and was mentored by Justin O’Brien, which contributed to the classical influence on his still life and portrait compositions. Commencing in 1963, he exhibited throughout Australia, completing several significant portrait commissions including HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1984. Dunlop was awarded the Sulman Prize in 1980. Monographs of his work were published in 1984 and 1990. Brian Dunlop’s work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery and all state galleries.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2017

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Print-Making in the Collection – Gippsland Art Gallery

Image above: Publication cover detail,  featuring Wayne Viney  Clearing storm  2000  monotype on paper  17.5 x 17.4 cm A number …

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Newhaven Public Art Commission

We are delighted to share these images from Geoffrey Bartlett with his recently installed sculpture, Alpha, for the Newhaven Public …

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Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider – Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Image above: Sidney Nolan  The Myth Rider  1958-59  polyvinyl acetate on composition board  122 x 152 cm (Copyright the Trustees …

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