Powerhouse Museum, Design Project

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Preston, Margaret, b. 1875
Margaret Preston specialised in still life subjects, seeking to reinvent the genre, with inspiration from Aboriginal art and Australian native flowers, but she also made ...
Updated Sept. 14, 2023
Rowan, Marian Ellis, b. 1848
A Melbourne born, prolific natural history painter with an international reputation. Her work was classified within the despised female 'hobby' of flower painting.
Updated Sept. 1, 2023
Streeton, Arthur, b. 1867
A member of the Heidelberg School and part of the famous '9 x 5' Impressions Exhibition in Melbourne, Arthur Streeton spent a number of years ...
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Moon, Milton, b. 1926
Milton Moon has been a key figure in developing close links between Japanese studio pottery and Australia. In 2012 he wrote: 'I remain concerned, if ...
Updated June 6, 2023
Mussett, Gerry
Mussett is a designer working in a number of consumer products group practices such as DesignLab and Form Australia. He was active in the RMIT ...
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Robertson, Toni, b. 1953
Printmaker, Toni Robertson gave up art due to poisoning by chemicals used to make posters at the Tin Sheds Gallery, at the University of Sydney.
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Worstead, Paul, b. 1950
Worstead is a graphic artist producing posters, textiles and a clothing line for MAMBO, later his own label, "Ashtray".
Updated March 3, 2023
McMahon, Marie, b. 1953
In 1984 Marie McMahon created 'You are on Aboriginal Land,' screenprint poster. The work is held at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery in Victoria.
Updated March 3, 2023
Callaghan, Michael, b. 1952
Michael Callaghan's political posters helped define urban dissent in the 1970s. Later he founded Redback Graphix and created the popular health poster figure 'Condoman'.
Updated March 3, 2023
Watt, Alan, b. 1941
Alan Watt's sculptural ceramics and more recently his metal forms describe the manipulation of landscape by humanity. He was Head of the Ceramics Workshop at ...
Updated Jan. 19, 2023
Clarke, Robyn
Query which Robyn Clarke
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Blakebrough, Les, b. 1930
Renowned ceramicist and ceramics educator, first at Sturt Workshops, later in Hobart, Tasmania. Last studio in Coledale, NSW. Pioneer in Australian porcelain clay, described as ...
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Petty, Bruce Leslie, b. 1929
Popular and prolific Melbourne, London and Sydney based newspaper cartoonist, film-maker, animator, sculptor and etcher
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Smith, Derek, b. 1931
The English born Derek Smith emigrated to Australia as a young man and became a significant influence on younger potters in both New South Wales ...
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Sievers, Wolfgang, b. 1913
German-born Australian photographer whose subject matter consisted primarily of Australian architecture and heavy industry. Sievers arrived in Australia in 1938 and died in Victoria in ...
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Benwell, Stephen, b. 1953
Contemporary Australian ceramicist working in, and counter to, craft traditions.
Updated Aug. 17, 2022
Acton, Prue, b. 1943
Prue Acton is a women’s wear designer. She trained at RMIT beginning in 1958. She established a Melbourne showroom in 1963 later moving to the ...
Updated Aug. 9, 2022
Kngwarreye, Emily Kame, b. 1910
One of the best known desert artists and a senior woman in Utopia (NT), Kngwarreye's work is distinctive for its expressive abstract style. The recipient ...
Updated Aug. 5, 2022