National Gallery of Victoria Art School

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The National Gallery of Victoria Art School, associated with the National Gallery of Victoria, was founded in 1867. It was the leading centre for academic art training in Australia until about 1910.[1] Among its luminaries, the school was headed by John Brack from 1962–68 and Sir William Dargie was dean in 1968–1972.[2] From 1973 it became part of the Victorian College of the Arts.[3]

Alumni[edit]

The School's graduates and former students who went on to become some of Australia's most significant artists include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCulloch, Alan; Susan McCulloch (1994). The Encyclopedia of Australian Art. Allen & Unwin. p. page 864 (Appendix 8). ISBN 1-86373-315-9. 
  2. ^ "St Kilda Park Primary School". Skhs.org.au. 2002-10-02. Retrieved 2010-12-18. 
  3. ^ "History". About the VCA. Victorian College of the Arts. Retrieved 208-03-03.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Rex Irwin Art Dealer – Peter Booth Biography". Rexirwin.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Smith, Sue (1999). "Arthur Boyd (1920–1999): An obituary". Grafico Topico. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Westbrook, Eric, Birth of a Gallery, Macmillans Australia, 1968, p. 79.
  7. ^ "Max Meldrum Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Max Meldrum". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  8. ^ "Art of Fredric McCubbin". Web-Arts. 1917-12-20. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  9. ^ Serle, Percival (1949). "Newbury, Albert Ernest". Dictionary of Australian Biography. Sydney: Angus and Robertson. Retrieved 14 October 2009. 
  10. ^ "Art News | Sidney Nolan: A New Retrospective at Queensland Art Gallery". Art Knowledge News. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  11. ^ Pigot, John (2000). Hilda Rix Nicholas: Her Life and Art. Carlton South, Victoria: The Miegunyah Press at Melbourne University Press. p. 6. ISBN 0-522-84890-7. 
  12. ^ "Lot 15: ARTHUR STREETON 1867–1943 'SUNLIGHT SWEET', COOGEE, Sotheby's". Artfact. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
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