Scenes of a city

April 24, 2013 at 8:43 am 2 comments

Local artist Robert Brownhall has just released a quite magnificent hardcover book, Australian Stories, which encompasses 20 years of his paintings – and it’s really rather special. He’s got a particular knack for painting Brisbane, such as this depiction of our annual show.

I especially love his sweeping cityscapes and street scenes that capture some of the quirks of our city – the book’s cover, which shows a house painter examining his handiwork while a butcher bird looks on from the front fence, is a great example of this. Put it on the wish list!

Robert Brownhall - Side Show Alley, The Ekka


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Looking ahead South of the border

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  • 1. Zoë Boccabella  |  April 27, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    Love Robert Brownhall’s paintings. Have been hanging out waiting for his next exhibition coming up mid May at Philip Bacon. This book goes on my wish list too!

    • 2. touchwooddesign  |  April 27, 2013 at 2:58 pm

      Excellent! We should definitely make sure we see that exhibition!


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