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Ralph Balson, a retrospective /

by Adams, Bruce [author]; Balson, Ralph [artist]; Heide Park and Art Gallery [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 98 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 x 21 cm.ISBN: 0947104097 :.Subject(s): Balson, Ralph | Balson, Ralph, 1890-1964 | Balson, Ralph, 1890-1964 -- Exhibitions | Heide Park and Art Gallery -- Exhibitions | Heide Park and Art Gallery -- Exhibitions | Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia | Artists -- Australia | Painting, Australian -- Exhibitions | Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Painting -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Painting, Abstract -- Australia -- Exhibitions | Exhibition catalogues
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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary: This is the first exhibition of the Sydney artist Ralph Balson's work to be mounted by a museum and the first major historical survey of the significant Australian modernist. From the mid 1930s until his death in 1964, Balson's work underwent significant stylistic changes, visually documenting his experimentation with post-impressionism, cubism, geometric and painterly abstraction and matter painting.
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Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, 15 August-24 September 1989 and elsewhere.

Bibliography: pages 42.

Includes bibliographical references.

This is the first exhibition of the Sydney artist Ralph Balson's work to be mounted by a museum and the first major historical survey of the significant Australian modernist. From the mid 1930s until his death in 1964, Balson's work underwent significant stylistic changes, visually documenting his experimentation with post-impressionism, cubism, geometric and painterly abstraction and matter painting.

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