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 all 29 artworks

  • Brett Whiteley

    Towards Sculpture 5, 1977
    85 x 55 cm lithograph
  • Brett Whiteley

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

    Swinging Monkey 3, 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
  • Brett Whiteley

    Lovers, 1973
    30.5 x 34 cm Ink and collage on paper
  • Brett Whiteley

    Swinging Monkey 1, 1965
    76 x 56 cm Colour screenprint
  • 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
  • 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 x 21 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

    Hullo Cocky
    24.5 x 20 cm etching
  • Brett Whiteley

    Silver Eye
    76 x 74.5 cm Framed: 108.5 x 78 cm Colour screenprint on paper Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Girl Riding a Bicycle
    55.5 x 73 cm Pencil on paper
  • Brett Whiteley

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

    Mother and Child
    60.5 x 45 cm Etching on paper Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

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

    Towards Sculpture 1
    84 x 60 cm Framed: 104 x 80 cm lithograph Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Palm Tree 2
    81 x 59.5 cm Framed: 100 x 80 cm screen print Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Place De Victor Hugo
    26 x 35 cm Pen and Ink
  • Brett Whiteley

    Divided Unity
    Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Baudelaire's Bird, 1973
    56 x 52 x 10 cm Oil and feathers on canvas on board Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Swinging Moonley III
    77 x 60 cm Screenprint, edition 37/70, Sold
  • Brett Whiteley

    Watego Bay (Julian Rocks)
    74 x 54 cm Gouache, watercolour and collage on compressed card Sold