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Jan Minchin

He grew up in Warsaw. His father, the pseudonymous Jewish writer Melech Ravitch, owned books on German Expressionism, which were an early influence. Conscious of rising anti-Semitism in Poland, Ravitch visited Australia in 1934 and later arranged for his family to settle there. Bergner arrived in Melbourne in ...

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Australian painter of German birth. Blumann studied at the Berlin Academy of Art under Max Liebermann and Käthe Kollwitz. Influenced by their example, as well as the Der Sturm artists, her favoured style was a robust Expressionism. In 1923 she married Dr Arnold Blumann and they migrated to Perth in ...

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1940.

Painter, sculptor, illustrator.

Peter Booth passed from Abstract-Minimal painting to a violent Expressionism in 1977, at which time he realised his first Figurative painting. His works frequently depict human misfortunes and torments, in chaotic compositions tinged with religious sentiments....

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1922, in Sydney; died 2004.

Painter.

Samuel Fullbrook's work is entirely inspired by European painting. Rich in pale colours and allusive figures, it takes its inspiration from the Blaue Reiter movement of 1910.

1976, A Tribute to Sam Fullbrook, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane...

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1912.

Painter.

Robert Kemp is the principal Australian exponent of pictorial Abstraction and Expressionism based on a new concept of form, analogous to the work of Klee and Kandinsky.

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 20th century, in Australia.

Painter. Urban landscapes.

Brian Midlaine exhibited his Expressionist urban landscapes in London with his wife, Mollie Paxton.

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1923; died 1970.

Painter. Figures.

Jon Molvig painted in an Expressionist style with thick impasto.

Sydney, 6 Oct 1976: Mrs Dyason (1960, oil on card, 67 × 42¼ ins/170 × 107 cm) AUD 1,100

Melbourne, 28 June 2000: Ballad of Dead Stockman...

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Australian, 20th century, female.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects.

Mollie Paxton was the wife of the Australian Expressionist painter Brian Midlaine. Their work was not appreciated in Australia, and she exhibited mainly in London. She was a self-confessed follower of Georges Rouault and her painting is influenced by his work....

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Romanian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in Australia since 1980.

Born 3 October 1955, in Bucharest.

Painter.

Tomescu studied at the N. Grigorescu Institute of Fine Arts in Bucharest. She initially painted in an Expressionist style constrained by the requirements of Socialist Realism, then moved towards a cool-toned Abstraction, but without losing contact with physical reality. She lives and works in Sydney. She has exhibited her work in Bucharest (...