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Robert Rooney

 (born 1937)
Robert Rooney is active/lives in Australia.  Robert Rooney is known for painting.

Biography   Robert Rooney


Walking into the Rooney kitchen in the early '80s inspired the sensation of falling into a set from Back To The Future.  The polished '50s Kooka oven, the sparkling tiled walls, the Laminex benches and gleaming linoleum floor, all as new, all kept obsessively immaculate by Rooney's mother.  He had lived in the same 'War Savings' street in suburban Hawthorn almost his entire life, save a single move diagonally across the street during the Second World War.  It was a house that encapsulates the fascination for the suburban expressed by such artists as Brack, Arkley and, early in her career, Jenny Watson.  Like the kitchen, the front lawn was manicured to within an inch of its life with a style of gAshley Crawford, 'Robert Rooney: Snap! Crackle! Pop!', Tension, Number 23, October-November 1990, pp 34-37   ...  Displaying 863 of 3405 characters.

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Silly Symphony 3 (Morocco Bound) 1988
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The Art of Illustration, 1983
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