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BLACKMAN, Charles (<i>born</i> 1928), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BLACKMAN, Charles (born 1928), Painter

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1928.

Painter. Figure compositions.

Antipodean group.

[not available online]Charles Blackman began his career as a draughtsman for a newspaper in Sydney, having studied design at Sydney Technical College. He subsequently began to paint, and moved to Melbourne in 1950. He paints in a style which is halfway between Naive and Hyperrealist. His subjects are scenes from everyday life, in which the urban environment

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