(1939 - 1992)
Brett Whiteley was active/lived in Australia, England. Brett Whiteley is known for abstract, conceptual painting and sculpture.
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Biography Brett Whiteley
Brett Whiteley was an Australian artist. He is represented in the collections of all the large Australian galleries, and was twice winner of the Archibald Prize. He had many shows in his career, and lived and painted extensively in Italy, England, Fiji and the United States.
Educated at The Scots School, Bathurst and The Scots College, Bellevue Hill, Brett Whiteley started drawing at a very early age. While he was a teenager, he painted on weekends at Thurstan and Canberra with such works as The Soup Kitchen (1958). Throughout 1956-1959 at the National Art School in East Sydney, Whiteley attended drawing classes. After meeting the director of the Whitechapel Gallery, he was included in the group show 'Survey of Recent Australian Pain
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