It was the early 50s and we had a little black and white TV set and I prize bond draw 750 complete list saw a documentary by some fellow who had been to the highlands of New Guinea.
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He was an inspiration.Looking back I can identify the ones that meant that much to me, and New Guinea and the rainforest were ones that have never left.I simply just liked walking through the bush.I knew people like John Olsen and Fred Williams from way back and the thing I admired about those two guys even as young men was they knew they were going to have a career as an artist.Everybody else had done that and I wasnt a Londoner.
I thought what a great metaphor it is for belonging to the landscape and to the land.
Trees were bigger, the flowers brighter, bugs were scarier and from a visual point of view as an artist you see everything in terms of a picture.
Dobell Prize and he received the Trustees Watercolour Award at the.One day I was drawing this big dark-skinned fellow and I had nothing to pay him with for sitting.This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors ( read / edit ).An exhibition of the paintings shortlisted for judging, in conjunction with those shortlisted for the Wynne Prize, the Sulman Prize and the Australian Photographic Portraiture Prize, is held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales each year.Either that or marry a rich partner or be born into a rich family!Yep, its like standing in the rainforest and looking.When I first returned to Australia from London London was pretty exciting in the 50s.
Its been enormously important.