Yorta yorta painter, sculptor and activist, lin onus developed a distinctive visual language from a combination of traditional and contemporary aboriginal. Detail of fruit bats (1991) by lin onus at the art gallery of new south wales, sydney, australia fruit bats (1991) by lin onus at the art. A tribute to the celebrated artist lin onus who died prematurely in 1996 aged 47 onus had a remarkable career, from motor mechanic and political activist to. Two masterpieces by australia's most acclaimed artist, lin onus are poised to establish world auction record in “important australian & new. Lin onus (1948-1996) green and red pattern with frog pattern 1994 screenprint, ed1/1 bears lin onus estate stamp lower right 50 x 75cm.
Lin onus reproductions artist tabs selected works(active tab) biography cv selected works fw8129 ginger and my third wife check the mailbox fw8130. Lin onus australian aboriginal artist featured in top 200 australian aboriginal artists presented by the aboriginal art directory gallery. William 'lin' onus was a trailblazer who put urban indigenous art on the map first and foremost an activist, it was through his paintings and sculptures that he.
View lin onus artworks sold at auction to research and compare prices subscribe to access price results for 150000 artists. The late lin onus's paintings depict water lilies -- the habitat of the southern corroboree frog, of which there are now fewer than 100 in the world.
Est: a$8 000 - a$10 000 hammer price + bp a$22,09091 nid: 15703 fish in stream by lin onus lot 10 auction date: thursday, may 11, 2017 lin onus. The sotheby's group is not responsible for the acts or omissions of second east auction holdings pty ltd masterpieces by lin onus poised to. Lin onus born: 1948 died: 04 december 1996 language group: yorta yorta active: melbourne, victoria manataulawuluni: toas at lake eyre lin onus.
For naidoc week this year we have decided to shine a spotlight on the indigenous artist lin onus he, together with his non-indigenous. Exhibition of onus' work with an accompanying publication, urban dingo: the art and life of lin onus 1948-1996 onus deserved such recognition, and both. He became a professional artist in the year of 1974, throughout his artistic life he became a exceedingly creative artist and arts administrator from the very. Lin onus was integral to the recognition of aboriginal art in the contemporary australian art landscape his work expresses the dynamism of.
Gathering storm is one of twelve paintings by lin onus of the same site at different hours of the day sorting out the imagery that onus used—the markings on. Frogs (1988) synthetic polymer paint on canvas, signed 'lin onus' lower left, 115 x 235 cm gouache on card, signed lower right: lin onus, 28 x 635 cm. Aboriginal and torres strait islander collection australian :: paintings butterflies onus, lin australia, 1948 - 1996 wiradjuri/yorta yorta people, victoria.
Librarything review user review - jessamyjane - librarything a wonderful review of the art and life of lin onus onus combined his scottish and aboriginal . On a quiet night for their much-anticipated lowenstein sale, a shimmering lin onus painting frog, c1995 (lot 76) with all the wistful pull of. William mclintock onus (lin onus am) (4 december 1948 - 24 october 1996) was a scottish-aboriginal artist of onus and was born at st george's hospital,.