Australian Financial Review: John Olsen’s vision blazes brightly in new exhibition

Australian Financial Review: John Olsen’s vision blazes brightly in new exhibition

Article by Gabriella Coslovich

In the lead up to John Olsen: Goya’s Dog, the Financial Review chat with Sydney designer, editor and researcher Kylie Norton, who compiled the catalogue raisonnè of a man often tagged as “Australia’s greatest living artist”, 93-year-old John Olsen, famed for his radiant suns, his trailing paellas, his wetlands bursting with frogs, and his joyously squiggly Australian landscapes and seascapes.

Norton’s most thrilling find to date is a ceiling painting that was last exhibited in 1965 (pictured).

Read the full article through the link below.

Image: John Olsen’s Le Soleil is removed from the ceiling of a private home so it can been seen in public for the first time in decades. Photo: Peter Morgan
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