Hele, Ivor, (Sir) (1912-1993)

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Hele, Ivor (1912-1993)
Hele, Ivor Henry, (Sir) (1912-1993)
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Artist; Painter; Draughtsman
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Sir Ivor Henry Thomas Hele (1912–1993), artist, was born on 13 June 1912 at Edwardstown, Adelaide, youngest of four children of South Australian-born parents Arthur Harold Hele, chaff-mill foreman, and...

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A leading figurative artist working in Adelaide in the mid 20th century. Hele served as a war artist in the Second World War and Korean War and won the Archibald Prize for portraiture on several occasions during the 1950s.

painter and sketcher. Hele studied art at Adelaide’s Prince Alfred College, the South Australian School of Arts and in Europe. He first came to national attention with a number of prizewinning history paintings in the 1930s. Appointed an official war artist during World War II and Korea, Hele’s work was widely distributed in exhibitions and books. Hele was a prolific Archibald Prize winner during the 1950s (1951; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1957). “Once I start a portrait I like to go straight through until it’s finished. While I’m doing it I think it, dream it – I’m obsessed by that one thing… the human face and the human form are always the greatest things to me…” he explained in 1962. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a

Flourished

  • fl. 1926 - 1990

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Resources by Ivor Hele (14)

  1. Ivor Hele : 6th Adelaide Festival of Arts, John Martin's Auditorium, 5th-20th March, 1970
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  2. The art of Ivor Hele / Ivor Hele, with preface by Sir Will Ashton
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book : 1966 ]
    At 38 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 132,799.578)

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  3. Ivor Hele, the soldiers' artist / Gavin Fry ; catalogue by Jean McAuslan
    Fry, Gavin, 1946-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1984 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    At 41 libraries
    Ivor Hele, the soldiers' artist / Gavin Fry ; catalogue by Jean McAuslan
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  4. Exhibition of paintings and drawings of New Guinea by Captain Ivor Hele, official war artist
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book, Government publication : 1945 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  5. Ivor Hele : the productive artist / Jane Hylton
    Hylton, Jane, 1950-
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    At 47 libraries
    Ivor Hele : the productive artist / Jane Hylton
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  6. [Portrait of Max Afford], 1932 / Ivor Hele
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Art work : 1932 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  7. Sir Ronald Irish, O.B.E., 1974 / Ivor Hele
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Art work : 1974 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. Charge of the Light Horse at Beersheba, 1958 / Ivor Hele
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Photograph : 1958 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  9. Portrait of Sir John McEwen / Ivor Hele
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Art work : 1970 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Portrait of Sir John McEwen / Ivor Hele
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  10. Portrait of Sir William McMahon / Ivor Hele
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Art work : 1972 ]
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    At National Library
    Portrait of Sir William McMahon / Ivor Hele
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Resources about Ivor Hele (10)

  1. Ivor Hele : artist file
    Hele, Ivor
    [ Book ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Ivor Hele, sir, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Ivor Hele : 6th Adelaide Festival of Arts, John Martin's Auditorium, 5th-20th March, 1970
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  4. The art of Ivor Hele / Ivor Hele, with preface by Sir Will Ashton
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book : 1966 ]
    At 38 libraries
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  5. Ivor Hele, the soldiers' artist / Gavin Fry ; catalogue by Jean McAuslan
    Fry, Gavin, 1946-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1984 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    At 41 libraries
    Ivor Hele, the soldiers' artist / Gavin Fry ; catalogue by Jean McAuslan
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  6. Exhibition of paintings and drawings of New Guinea by Captain Ivor Hele, official war artist
    Hele, Ivor, Sir, 1912-1993
    [ Book, Government publication : 1945 ]
    At 8 libraries
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  7. Job no. 287: Portrait painting by Ivor Hele of Sir William Slim (in Military uniform) possibly in Admiralty House, January 1954 (photographic copy of painting 1954) / photographs by Max Dupain & Associates
    [ Photograph : 1954 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  8. Ivor Hele : the productive artist / Jane Hylton
    Hylton, Jane, 1950-
    [ Book : 2002 ]
    At 47 libraries
    Ivor Hele : the productive artist / Jane Hylton
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  9. Ivor Hele : the heroic figure / Lola Wilkins ; assisted by Tina Mattei
    Wilkins, Lola
    [ Book, Government publication : 1997 ]
    Languages: English;lis, [1 other]
    At 33 libraries
    Ivor Hele : the heroic figure / Lola Wilkins ; assisted by Tina Mattei
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  10. Jeffrey Smart talks on the Australian Eye series / produced by Film Australia
    Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-2013
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Archibald prize to Ivor Hele
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Friday 25 January 1952 p 3 Article
    ... Archibald pnze'tbv;. Ivor Hele SYDNEY, Thur.— Ivor: Hele, well-known. South Australian artist, was ... to Charles Meere, of Sydney. The Sir John Sulman prize for murals was awarded to Douglas An-nand, of ... 172 words
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    Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Saturday 26 January 1952 p 27 Article
    ... Archibald Prize to Ivor Hele SYDNEY - The well-known South Australian artist, Ivor Hele, has won ... the £500 Archibald prize for this year. Mr. Hele, who was an official war artist, has not won the ... 164 words
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  3. ARCHIBALD PRIZE TO IVOR HELE
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    ... ARCHIBALD PRIZE TO IVOR HELE Sydney, Fri.: The SA artist Ivor Hele this after-noon was awarded the ... -ney, and the Sir John Sulman Prize for murals to Douglas Annand, of Lindfield, Sydney. Mr. Hele won ... 135 words
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  1. [Book review of The Art of Ivor Hele (1966)]
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  2. From desert glare to jungle gloom: Ivor Hele as a war artist. - Collection of two articles-
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  3. Artist in the aftermath: Ivor Hele's immense canvas provides a valuable record of the evacuation of Greece in 1941
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  4. Death of Sir Robert Webster (21 August 1981)
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  3. Eight Australian artists : Festival of Arts exhibition : 7th to 26th March, 1970 / Osborne Art Gallery
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    Hele, Ivor Henry Thomas, Sir, KTCR CBE, (Major, b.1912 d.1993)
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