(1932 - 1984)
Peter Upward was active/lived in Australia. Peter Upward is known for Abstract painting.
Biography Peter Upward
The abstract expressionist Peter Upward obtained formal art training from RMIT in Melbourne, followed by the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney, where he studied under John Passmore who nurtured his burgeoning style and talent. Peter Upward held his first exhibition in 1959 at the Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. In 1960, Upward and Passmore were founding members of the Sydney 9 group of abstract artists and exhibited in the manifesto show in 1961. This group included John Olsen and Clement Meadmore amongst its numbers.
His works were included in the Australian Painting Today exhibition which toured nationally and internationally in 1963-64. The monumental and arguably the most recognized work by the artist,
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