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Roger Kemp

 (1908 - 1987)
Roger Kemp was active/lived in Australia.  Roger Kemp is known for painting.

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Roger Kemp


Roger Kemp is best loved for his large tapestries in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. These works capture well the abstracted style for which he was known. Kemp began painting representationally in the 1930s, with figures and dance, foliage and landscape all featuring in his works. This gradually evolved into a system of motifs he employed within strict guidelines of palette and form in his abstract works.In the same year as he painted Flower piece, Kemp was invited by Marianne Baillieu to present the inaugural exhibition at her new gallery Realities in Toorak. The show, which included a sequential arrangement of mural-scale abstractions and an opening accompanied by Mozart played by a string quartet (mu  ...  Displaying 750 of 1805 characters.



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About  Roger Kemp

Born:  1908
Died:   1987
Known for:  painting