Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

  • Artist’s Statement

    Brett Whiteley b. 7 April 1939 - 15 June 1992
    Artist (Painter), Artist (Draughtsman), Artist (Ceramist), Artist (Cartoonist / Illustrator), Artist (Mixed Media Artist), Artist (Printmaker)
    Brett Whiteley was the first Australian to combine a pop star's perUIKeyInputRightArrowsona with that of a visual artist. He worked across the mediums of painting, sculpture and graphic work and was several times awarded the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes. He achieved domestic and international recognition early in his career in the 1960s. His Matisse influenced paintings of domestic interiors and Sydney Harbour remain enduring images.
    TAGS: Sydney subjects, Chelsea Hotel, Bob Dylan, Art and heroin, Archibald Prize, Yellow House

    more information at:
    daao.org.au/bio/brett-whiteley
    artgallery.nsw.gov.au/brett-whiteley-studio/

  • Biography

    more information at:
    daao.org.au/bio/brett-whiteley
    artgallery.nsw.gov.au/brett-whiteley-studio/

  • Influences

    Francis Bacon, Lloyd Rees

Showing 1–32 of 39 artworks

Brett Whiteley

Lavender Bay in the Rain, 1987
100.5 x 74.5cm screen print

Brett Whiteley

Palm Tree 2, 1975
81 x 60 cm screen print

Brett Whiteley

Divided Unity, 1974
66.5 x 93.5cm Framed: 80 x 105cm screen print

Brett Whiteley

Berber Woman, Harar, Ethiopia 1974, 1974
96.5 x 68.5cm Framed: 110 x 80cm Pen, brush and black ink and collage on paper

Brett Whiteley

Nectar (Addiction), Portrait of Paul Verlaine 1979, 1979
60 x 45 cm Framed: 80 x 60 cm etching

Brett Whiteley

Another Way of Looking at Vincent Van Gogh 1888-1889, Self Portrait One of A Dozen Glimpses, 1983 (Suite of 3)
26 x 21 cm Etching on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Lavender Bay in the Rain, 1987
100.5 x 74.5 cm screen print

Brett Whiteley

Towards Sculpture 4, 1977
77 x 52.5 cm lithograph Sold

Brett Whiteley

The Back, 1977
59 x 44 cm etching Sold

Brett Whiteley

Towards Sculpture 5, 1977
85 x 55 cm lithograph Sold

Brett Whiteley

Zen Monks, 1971
49 x 51 cm Ink on paper on board

Brett Whiteley

Swinging Monkey 3, 1965, 1965
76 x 56 cm Colour screenprint Sold

Brett Whiteley

Platypus, 1971 (Festival of Perth)
71 x 66.5 cm Framed: 80 x 75 cm screen print Sold

Brett Whiteley

Linfield Gardens, 1978
92 x 116 cm Screenprint and offset lithography on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Swinging Monkey 3, 1965
76 x 56 cm Colour screenprint Sold

Brett Whiteley

(The Orange) Fruit Dove in Clark Park, 1980
76 x 53 cm Colour screenprint Sold

Brett Whiteley

Tony at 50
15 x 10 cm etching Sold

Brett Whiteley

Figures on Ochre Background, 1961
65 x 50.5 cm Serigraph Sold

Brett Whiteley

Sons of the Sun, 1983 (Suite of 3)
27 x 20 cm Etching on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

The Back of the Asylum St Remy, 1983
21 x 37 cm Etching on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Another Way of Looking at Vincent Van Gogh 1888-1889, Self Portrait One of A Dozen Glimpses, 1983 (Suite of 3)
26.5 x 20.5 cm Etching on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

IIe de la Citie (From the Suite 'Regards de Cote), 1990
14.5 x 19.5 cm etching Sold

Brett Whiteley

Nude and Necklace, 1978
80.5 x 106 cm Oil and mixed media on canvas on board Sold

Brett Whiteley

Back I, 1981
97 x 64 cm lithograph Sold

Brett Whiteley

Undressing, 1973
75 x 55 cm lithograph

Brett Whiteley

Hullo Cocky, 1980
24.5 x 20 cm etching Sold

Brett Whiteley

Back 2, 1981
97 x 63 cm Colour lithograph

Brett Whiteley

Silver Eye, 1988
76 x 74.5 cm Framed: 108.5 x 78 cm Colour screenprint on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Preliminary Drawing for Magnolia with Money (Painting to Have Real Roll of Money), 1980
76 x 55 cm Pen, ink and collage on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Mother and Child, 1977
60.5 x 45 cm Etching on paper Sold

Brett Whiteley

Vincent (An Essay in Opposites), 1982
211 x 91.5cm coloured thing, screen print and collage

Brett Whiteley

Poem for a lover, 1998
77.2 x 79.5cm Framed: 110 x 100cm Screenprint