Macquarie Galleries

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Macquarie Galleries was a Sydney, Australia private art gallery established in 1925 by John Henry Young and Basil Burdett. It was located at "Strathkyle", 19 Bligh Street Sydney then moved to 40 King Street in 1945. From 1991–93 it was located at 83-85 McLachlan Avenue, Rushcutters Bay. It is currently located at 585 Grosvenor Place, Sydney. There are also associated Macquarie Galleries in Canberra and Perth.

Basil Burdett left in 1935 or 1936 to become art critic for the Melbourne Herald. A E J L McDonnell became a partner around 1928. From 1939–56 (59?) Lucy Swanton and Treania Smith 'The bitches of Bligh St'[1] ran the gallery then Treania Smith and Mary Killen.

Artists who have had major exhibitions include:

John Beard (various dates 1985–91)[2]
Les Blakebrough (1964–88)[3]
Robert Boynes (1985–93)[4]
Rupert Bunny (1940–62)[5]
John Coburn (1958–70)[6]
Ray Crooke (1962–70)[7]
Russell Drysdale (1942–61)[8]
Ian Fairweather (1948–70 and posthumous exhibition 1975) [9]
Graham Fransella (1983–90)[10]
Donald Friend
James Gleeson (1950–70)[11]
Thomas Gleghorn (1959)[12]
Frank Hinder (1944–64)[13]
Jeff Makin (1969–92)[14]
Godfrey Miller
Max Miller (1985–91)[15]
Idris Murphy (1972-89)[16]
Hilda Rix Nicholas (1978)[17]
Justin O'Brien (1950–82)[18]
Bernard Ollis (1977-92)[19]
Desiderius Orban (1946–59)
Jenny Orchard (1986–92)[20]
David Rankin (1971–90)[21]
Alison Rehfisch (1933–58)[22]
Jeff Rigby (1976–93)[23]
Jeffrey Smart (1955–71)[24]
Hossein Valamanesh (1984–92) [25]
Roland Wakelin (first exhibitor, returning frequently, posthumous exhibition 1972)
Guy Warren (1964–91)[26]
Salvatore Zofrea (1967–92)[27]

Publications[edit]

The National Library of Australia holds copies of limited edition booklets published by Macquarie Galleries in conjunction with exhibitions of works by

and 1991 ISBN 1-875365-04-4

References[edit]

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  26. ^ "Guy Warren - Faculty of Creative Arts @ UOW". Uow.edu.au. Retrieved 2012-11-26. 
  27. ^ "Salvatore Zofrea Selected Works". Archived from the original on May 29, 2009. Retrieved November 24, 2009.