Margaret Olley, Australian artist I love the rich colour of her art and her absolute eccentricity.  Her painting was her life as she got older she literally painted what surrounded her in her sitting room.

Margaret Olley, Australian artist I love the rich colour of her art and her absolute eccentricity. Her painting was her life as she got older she literally painted what surrounded her in her sitting room.

Artist Margaret Olley ~ love her use of rich red colours (apples and Australian bottlebrush flowers)

Artist Margaret Olley ~ love her use of rich red colours (apples and Australian bottlebrush flowers)

"The Yellow Room" Oil on Board c1991 - Margaret Olley

"The Yellow Room" Oil on Board c1991 - Margaret Olley


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Margaret Olley, Australian artist, b 1923. d 26.7.11 - Vale, sister artist.

Margaret Olley, Australian artist, b 1923. d 26.7.11 - Vale, sister artist.

Untitled - Interior, Margaret Olley. Oil on board, 90.0 x 120 cm. Paddington, Sydney.

Untitled - Interior, Margaret Olley. Oil on board, 90.0 x 120 cm. Paddington, Sydney.

Ranuculus and Watermelon, Margaret Olley. Oil on composition board, 76.0 x122.0 cm.1978

Ranuculus and Watermelon, Margaret Olley. Oil on composition board, 76.0 x122.0 cm.1978

Margaret Olley - Australian artist. I love her quote about having a messy home ... "I don't clean up, I just buy more flowers"

Margaret Olley - Australian artist. I love her quote about having a messy home ... "I don't clean up, I just buy more flowers"

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