The Brett Whiteley Studio, administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, awards an annual travelling art scholarship to a talented artist aged 20-30 with an established body of work who is best able to demonstrate the use and benefit of the scholarship to further their art education in Europe.
Beryl Whiteley was born Beryl Martin in 1917. She married Clement Whiteley in 1936. Their first child was born in 1937 and named Wendy; her father called her Frannie. Brett Whiteley was born in 1939 and died in 1992. Brett's name for Beryl was 'Sning'. This later became 'Ning', the way in which his baby daughter Arkie pronounced it.
Brett Whiteley had a turn of phrase as vivid as the epic technicolour sprawls and sensuous fluid lines of his artwork. In describing his monumental multi-panelled The American Dream (1968-69), Whiteley said it was a clarion call to a society in which he saw “ribbons of violence squealing from the TV (and).
Brett Whiteley was born in Sydney into a comfortable middle-class family; his parents set up a business making outdoor patio furniture for the North Shore lifestyle. In retaliation to his mother's decision to leave the family for England he walked out of boarding school in his final year without matriculating.
Brett Whiteley Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Brett Whiteley was born on April 7, 1939, in Australia.His mother was Beryl Whiteley. Education. Brett Whiteley began painting and doing other forms of art while he was a child, as most children do. Unlike most children, he was especially passionate about his hobby and was determined from a young age to pursue art as a career.
The most interesting aspect of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, established by Beryl seven years after her son’s death in 1992, is how quickly the art world has changed.
Brett Whiteley is an Australian artist paints his artworks in an abstract way. He was born on the 7th of April 1939 and he died on the 15 June 1992.Whiteley was a passionate artist who worked across a wide variety of media. Whiteley was a draughtsman, printmaker, sculptor and writer.
Ben Quilty Awarded Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2002. Friday 20 September 2002. It was announced at the Brett Whiteley Studio in Sydney’s Surry Hills on Friday 20 September that Melbourne based, Sydney artist Ben Quilty has been awarded the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship for 2002.
Mrs Whiteley was the matriarch of the art family and mother of the late artist Brett, who died of a heroin overdose in 1992 at the age of 53. Mrs Whiteley died on April 1 aged 93. Advertisement.
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The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship was established by Ms Beryl Whiteley (1917-2010) who generously allocated funds for the scholarship in memory of her son, Brett Whiteley, to provide young painters the opportunity to travel to Paris and explore Europe in order to develop their artistic practice.
Brett Whiteley was a prolific artist but he struggled with addiction which hindered his growth and cut his life short. He produced paintings, drawings, prints, collage, sculpture, and ceramics. Here’s some Brett Whiteley Quotes and Sayings.
By the age of twenty, many of the stars in the life of Brett Whiteley had come into alignment. He had abandoned his day job at a commercial art agency and had taken a punt on making it as an artist; he had met his muse and the love of his life, Wendy Julius; he had been awarded the lucrative and highly competitive Italian Government Travelling Scholarship that was to take him to Europe and one.
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship The Brett Whiteley Studio, administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, awards an annual travelling art scholarship to a talented artist aged 20-30 with an established body of work who is best able to demonstrate the use and benefit of the scholarship to further their art education in Europe.
Brett Whiteley AO, artist, displayed a brilliant talent for drawing as a Sydney private schoolboy. After studying half-heartedly at art school he travelled to Europe on a scholarship. In London he excited art dealers and fell under the influence of painters such as Francis Bacon. He won the international prize at the second Paris Biennale for Young Artists in 1961, and married his beautiful.
Brett Whiteley: other places at the Brett Whiteley Studio presents a visual diary of Australian artist Brett Whiteley’s travels to New York, Fiji, Tokyo, London and Tangier, alongside a collection of Paris drawings that depict both his early responses to, and last experiences of, the city. Many of these works have never been on public display.
Leigh Melrose as Brett Whiteley in Opera Australia's 2019 production of Whiteley at the Sydney Opera House. Photo Prudence Upton Photo Prudence Upton Whiteley is the third new production in OA’s digital season, and the investment is proving a solid one for the company, offering a dynamic viewer experience and a more environmentally friendly approach to operatic staging.
The current dispute over the work of Brett Whiteley is a case in point. Two paintings hanging in a Melbourne court room are, according to Whiteley’s ex-wife Wendy, “fakes”. By the time Whiteley died in 1992, aged 53, he had created a huge, but uneven, oeuvre.
He succeeded in Italy after moving in 1959.In 1960, an Italian scholarship took Whiteley to London where his great natural talent for drawing, his lack of self-consciousness and taste for exotic influences, such as that of Francis bacon, made the 21 year old painter an exciting prospect for London dealers.