Eaglemont in the ’Eighties: Beginnings of art in Australia [16 October 1934]

[Editor: An article by Arthur Streeton, one of the leading figures of the “Heidelberg School” of Australian art. Published in The Argus, 16 October 1934.] Eaglemont in the ’Eighties Beginnings of art in Australia By Arthur Streeton It is difficult to set down the early history of Heidelberg as a centre of artistic interest without […]

“Rich Australianism”: Mr. W. R. Charlton’s praise [8 October 1937]

“Rich Australianism.” Mr. W. R. Charlton’s praise. The exhibition was opened by Mr. W. R. Charlton before a large gathering yesterday afternoon. He said that it was regrettable that Mrs. Hubert Fairfax, who was recovering from an illness, had been unable to perform the ceremony. Mr. Charlton said that he had always admired the art […]

Australian art [9 November 1905]

[Editor: An article about Australian art. Published in The Advertiser (Adelaide), 9 November 1905.] Australian art. Everywhere throughout Australia there are gratifying evidences of intellectual and artistic culture which exceed anything that might be reasonably expected, when the age and circumstances of the several communities composing the Commonwealth are considered. Discussion, which from time to […]