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Dick Watkins

 (born 1937)
Dick Watkins is active/lives in Australia.  Dick Watkins is known for painting.

Biography   Dick Watkins


Dick Watkins won his reputation in Australia in the 1960s with his large-scale, hard-edge colour-field paintings. He was probably the first artist to exhibit works in this idiom in Australia, and he became a mainstay of the Central Street Gallery ?then a by-word for tough, ambitious avant-garde art. This association extended between 1966 and 1969, and in 1969 Watkins was given a retrospective exhibition at Central Street ? the only artist to be accorded such an honour.Watkins had spent the years 1959-62 in London, where he lived in share-houses in West Hampstead and Ladbroke Grove with other young Australian painters, notably Michael Johnson and Brett Whiteley. All three became the great white hopes of Australian art dur   ...  Displaying 750 of 2265 characters.

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The Mooche, 1968
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