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John Olsen's 90th Birthday

OLSEN Gallery
2018

Dinner held 21 January 2018 to celebrate John Olsen's 90th Birthday at OLSEN Gallery, Woollahra

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Melinda Harper video tour

OLSEN Gallery
June 2021

Video tour of Melinda Harper 2021 exhibition at OLSEN Gallery

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Related exhibition: Melinda Harper Recent Paintings & Textiles

King-of-bright John Olsen reveals his dark and melancholy side

Sydney Morning Herald
John McDonald
19 June 2021

Review of John Olsen: Goya's Dog exhibition at the National Art School.

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Related exhibition: John Olsen Goya's Dog

ALAN JONES video tour

OLSEN Gallery
June 2021

Video tour of Alan Jones's exhibition Still Life at OLSEN Gallery June 2021

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Related exhibition: Alan Jones Still Life

AMANDA MARBURG video tour

OLSEN Gallery
June 2021

Video tour of Amanda Marburg's 2021 exhibition

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Related exhibition: Amanda Marburg The Order of Things

Olsen's Shining Moment

Australian Financial Review
Gabriella Coslovich
5–6 June 2021

Works not seen in public for decades will be on show at a major exhibition by the 93-year-old artist - Goya's Dog at the National Art School, Darlinghurst until 7 August 2021.

JOHN OLSEN CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ

If you have (or have previously) an original John Olsen work, please contact Kylie Norton, editor@johnolsenartist.com

 

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Related exhibition: John Olsen Goya's Dog

James McGrath 'Luscus' Video tour

OLSEN Gallery
May 2021

Video tour of JAMES McGRATH 'Luscus' showing at OLSEN Gallery May 2021

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Related exhibition: James McGrath Luscus

Stephen Bird 'Mare Incognitum' video tour

OLSEN Gallery
May 2021

STEPHEN BIRD 'Mare Incognitum' exhibition at OLSEN Gallery May 2021

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Related exhibition: Stephen Bird Mare Incognitum

ARTIST INTERVIEWS: Robbie Buck and James McGrath

OLSEN Gallery
May 2021

Robbie Buck interviews James McGrath at his exhibition 'Luscus' at OLSEN Gallery May 2021

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Related exhibition: James McGrath Luscus

Gary Heery Video Tour

January 2021

Video tour of Gary Heery 2021 exhibition at OLSEN Gallery

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Related exhibition: Gary Heery

Portrait of the gallerist

Belle Magazine
January 2021

Set above his Sydney gallery yet worlds away from a white cube, Tim Olsen's private domain is an Aladdin's cave of art and objects that paints a revealing picture of his lifelong passions - much like his new memoir.



The Writers: Tim Olsen

Night Life, ABC
With Dominic Knight
1 January 2021

It's always hard having a famous artist as your father. Tim Olsen knows all about it. He speaks with Dom about his new biography "Son of The Brush", about his life and relationship with his father, the painter John Olsen.

Duration: 24min 33sec
Broadcast: Fri 1 Jan 2021, 10:00pm
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The Great Expectations of the artist's son

Quadrant Magazine
Matthew White
30 December 2020

This haptic book, for it is large and weighs in the hand, carries an immense personal burden. A whole life is laid bare: a history of peripatetic childhood, neglect, alcoholism, abandonment, false starts, humiliations, failed marriages, addiction and neglect in turn, dependency, self-deception, relapse, renunciation. All the ingredients for the modern celebrity confessional.

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Tim Olsen: Son of the Brush

a rich life
Chloe Mandryk
24 December 2021

‘Quixotic’ is a go-to and apt term used by author Tim Olsen in ‘Son of the Brush’, a memoir amidst one Australia’s most eminent bohemian families. He muses on the relatable milestones of his life from the politics of the schoolyard, the gamut love runs, sobriety, crafting a career and parenting. The relentless pursuit of an ideal is unique to an individual let alone a clan so the spark in this title is surely the unique accounts of how Tim, John Olsen, Louise Olsen and Valerie Strong have strived for a rich life.

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