Australian artists we admire

To celebrate the 2014 St George Art Awards we take a look at Australian artists that educate, inspire and engage us
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Patricia Piccinini, The Stags 2008, fibreglass, automative paint, leather, steel, plastic, tyres ed. 1/3, 196 x 224 x 167cm

These extremely cute Vespa inspired sculptures are the art works of an Australian artist Patricia Piccinini. Patricia gave to her Vespas a personality and take shape in the

Brook Andrew, Marcia Langton, 2009, screenprint, 240.0 x 250.0 cm

Marcia Langton by Brook Andrew and Trent Walker from National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

James Gleeson, Forecast 1993, oil on canvas, 152 x 203.5  cm

James Gleeson, Forecast oil on canvas, 152 x cm

Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Untitled (Awelye) 1994, Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 6 panels, each 190.0 x 56.7cm.

Untitled (Awelye) 1994 by Emily Kame Kngwarreye Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 6 panels, each x Private collection.

Tracey Moffatt, Something More One 1989, type C photograph, 100.5 x 121.5  cm

tracey moffat -goregous cibachrome image used to hang in the Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne.

Mike Parr, Untitled Self Portrait 1981-1996, pencil on paper

Mike Parr, Untitled Self Portrait pencil on paper

Destiny Deacon, Over The Fence, 2000, lambda print from polaroid

Destiny Deacon (Australia ) Language group Kuku / Erub, East Cape region / Torres Strait region Title Over the Fence, from the series Sad & Bad Year 2000 Media Photograph Medium Lambda print from Polaroid

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, The Night Sky, 2001, acrylic on linen

"The Night Sky" Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri renowned Australian aboriginal painter of the Papunya Tula school

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