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Sydney Studios

  • This event finished on 26 September 2004


Sydney Studios is an S.H. Ervin Gallery exhibition which examined the history of artists’ studios, schools and galleries in Sydney’s CBD. The exhibiton investigated the physical places where artists once worked in Sydney and lamented the loss of artist work spaces as some of the last remaining studios in the Scots Church were vacated to make way for upmarket apartments.

Artists included in this exhibtion included Julian Rossi Ashton, John Baird, Ralph Balson, Jean Bellette, Dorrit Black, Harold Cazneaux, Grace Cossington Smith, Olive Cotton, Grace Crowley, Roy de Maistre, Douglas Dundas, Max Dupain, Rah Fizelle, A.H. Fullwood, Frank Hinder, George W. Lambert, Loma Latour, Norman Lindsay, Sydney Long, Francis Lymburner, Conrad Martens, Henri Mallard, John Passmore, Adelaide Perry, Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor, Alison Rehfisch, Tom Roberts, Antonio Dattilo Rubbo, Sophie Steffanoni, Arthur Streeton, Dorothy Thornhill, Sydney Ure Smith, Roland Wakelin, J.S. Watkins, William Hardy Wilson.

image: GRACE COSSINGTON SMITH The Lacquer Room (1936) AGNSW