William Dobell (Hardcover)
An Artist's Life
Exisle Publishing, 9781921497810, 208pp.
Publication Date: August 15, 2015
William Dobell (1899-1970) enjoyed a career spanning over forty years. One of Australia's most dynamic artists, his work is highly regarded and held in collections around the world. William Dobell: An Artist's Life traces his path to success from his first lessons at the Sydney Art School in 1925 to his ten years in England and Europe from 1929 to 1939 and finally to his lakeside home in Wangi Wangi, New South Wales. Insightful text is accompanied by over 150 images, including such iconic artworks as Portrait of an Artist, Margaret Olley, The yellow glove and Storm Approaching Wangi. The result is a fascinating tribute to this most beloved of artists and an important contribution to Australia's cultural heritage.