Whisson, Ken (1927-)

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Whisson, Ken
Field of activity
Artist; Painter; Draughtsman
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Painter whose works have been acquired by all major public collections and who continues to exhibit regularly in Sydney and Melbourne.

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  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA
  • Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, NSW
  • British Museum, London, England, UK
  • Broken Hill Art Gallery, Broken Hill, NSW
  • Burnie Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS
  • Burnie Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS
  • Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Chartwell Collection, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand
  • Dalby Regional Art Gallery, Dalby, QLD
  • Kedumba Collection, Wentworth Falls, NSW
  • Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC
  • Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Melbourne, VIC
  • Latrobe Valley Arts Centre, VIC
  • McClelland Art Gallery, Langwarrin, VIC
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
  • Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
  • Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW
  • Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra, ACT
  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD
  • Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW
  • Sydney College of Advanced Education, Sydney, NSW
  • Sydney University, Sydney, NSW
  • University of New England, Armidale, NSW
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • Warnambool Art Gallery, Warnambool, VIC
  • Twelve Australian Painters
  • Penetralia: Art and Psychoanalysis in Melbourne 1940-2004
  • 2004 Drawing Biennale
  • Blue Chip IV: The Collectors Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Octane: Celebrating 80 Years of the Royal Australian Air Force
  • The Sense we Make: Australian Art from the Orica Collection
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • On the Road - The Car in Australian Art
  • The Laverty Collection
  • A Face In the Crowd
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Summer 95-96
  • Hidden Treasures; Art in Corporate Collections
  • Drawing on Inspiration
  • Works from the Collection
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Contemporary Australian Drawing
  • Her Story: Images of Domestic Labour in Australian Art
  • Cross Currents: Contemporary New Zealand and Australian Art in the Chartwell Collection
  • Art on the Campus
  • Harbour Hymns, City Songs: Visions of Sydney from the Collection
  • Ken Whisson: A survey
  • Ken Whisson: 20 Drawings from 1973-1989
  • Joseph Brown Collection
  • Prints and Australia: Pre Settlement to Present
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Drawings in Australia: Drawings, Watercolours and Pastels from the 1770s to the 1980s
  • The Great Australian Art Exhibition 1788 – 1988
  • Seventeen Australian Artists
  • Creating Australia: 200 Years of Australian Art 1788-1988
  • Contemporary Art in Australia - a review
  • Painters & Sculptors: Diversity in Contemporary Art
  • The Australians
  • Recent Australian Painting: A Survey 1970 - 1983
  • Some Recent Australian Works on Paper
  • The Seventies: Australian Paintings & Tapestries
  • Australian Painting and Sculpture 1956 - 1981
  • Some Australian Drawings 1880-1980
  • Australian Perspecta
  • Ken Whisson: Selected Paintings
  • Pemandangan alam dan Khayal/Landscape and Image: A Selection of Australian Art of the 1970s
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibition
  • Ken Whisson paintings 1957-1985
  • Ken Whisson: paintings 1957-1985
  • Ken Whisson: a survey
  • Ken Whisson
  • Ken Whisson survey
  • Ken Whisson
  • Christmas exhibition
  • Herald outdoor art show 1953
  • (see also) Visual Arts Board Emeritis Award for substantial contribution to Australian art
  • (see also) John McCaughey Memorial Art Prize, National Gallery of Victoria
  • (see also) Artist in Residence
  • (see also) Searle, Ken
  • (see also) Tucker, Albert
  • (see also) Voodoo

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Resources by Ken Whisson (55)

  1. [Ken Whisson : Australasian Art & Artists File]
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,278.359)

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  2. Ken Whisson : landscape paintings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 1999 ]
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 121,933.352)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 121,933.352)

  3. Papers of Ken Whisson
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Unpublished : 1968-2009 ]
    At Art Gallery NSW Lib
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,408.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,408.797)

  4. Ken Whisson interviewed by Barbara Blackman
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Sound : 1984 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,218.211)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,218.211)

  5. Ken Whisson Sydney Contemporary, Niagara Galleries 12 - 15 September 2019 Stand E08
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2019 ]
    At 3 libraries
    Ken Whisson Sydney Contemporary, Niagara Galleries 12 - 15 September 2019  Stand E08
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,531.766)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,531.766)

  6. Ken Whisson : 30 September - 25 October 2014 / Ken Whisson
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2014 ]
    At 8 libraries
    Ken Whisson : 30 September - 25 October 2014 / Ken Whisson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,545.523)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,545.523)

  7. Ken Whisson : Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 28 September - 30 October 2004
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2004 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Ken Whisson : Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 28 September - 30 October 2004
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,108.047)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,108.047)

  8. Ken Whisson : September 2000
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2000 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,145.492)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,145.492)

  9. Ken Whisson, recent paintings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,696.031)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,696.031)

  10. Paintings and drawings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,784.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,784.328)

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  1. [Ken Whisson : Australasian Art & Artists File]
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,762.953)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,762.953)

  2. Ken Whisson : landscape paintings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 1999 ]
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122,039.945)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 122,039.945)

  3. Papers of Ken Whisson
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Unpublished : 1968-2009 ]
    At Art Gallery NSW Lib
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,988.977)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,988.977)

  4. Ken Whisson interviewed by Barbara Blackman
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Sound : 1984 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,094.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,094.688)

  5. Ken Whisson Sydney Contemporary, Niagara Galleries 12 - 15 September 2019 Stand E08
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2019 ]
    At 3 libraries
    Ken Whisson Sydney Contemporary, Niagara Galleries 12 - 15 September 2019  Stand E08
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,378.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,378.094)

  6. Ken Whisson : 30 September - 25 October 2014 / Ken Whisson
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2014 ]
    At 8 libraries
    Ken Whisson : 30 September - 25 October 2014 / Ken Whisson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,549.758)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,549.758)

  7. Ken Whisson : Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 28 September - 30 October 2004
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2004 ]
    At 2 libraries
    Ken Whisson : Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 28 September - 30 October 2004
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 91,950.289)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 91,950.289)

  8. Ken Whisson : September 2000
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2000 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,714.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,714.828)

  9. Ken Whisson, recent paintings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 2001 ]
    At 4 libraries
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,437.492)

  10. Paintings and drawings
    Whisson, Ken, 1927-
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,524.133)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 82,524.133)

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  1. Searle, Ken (1951-)
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  1. Wednesday magazine Individualist Ken Whisson | ART | KEN WHISSON RETROSPECTIVE, Nolan Gallery, Lanyon, until March 27, Tues-Sun 10am-4pm.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 9 March 1988 p 30 Article Illustrated
    ... Individualist Ken Whisson KEN WHISSON RETROSPECTIVE, Nolan Gallery, Lanyon, until March 27 ... , has provoked and delighted Austra lian art audiences. One can detect in Ken Whisson's work ... 892 words
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  2. LIFE STYLE TV-ARTS-ENTERTAINMENT ART Paintings have a rare stature and honesty PAINTINGS BY KEN WHISSON. Macquaric Galleries. To October 16.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 9 October 1974 p 15 Article
    ... honesty PAINTINGS BY K UN WHISSON. Macquaric Galleries. To October 16. KEN NVHISSON'S vision of nature is ... Whisson's wotk comes from knowing how easy it is for the energy and anger he so obviously has to be ... 399 words
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  3. New show has poetry and humor
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 1 April 1952 p 7 Article
    ... humor, and sublety of feeling. A first one-man show by Ken Whisson is at the Lower Kozminsky gallery ... 166 words
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    WHISSON, Ken
    [ Art work : 1993 ]
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    WHISSON, Ken
    [ Art work : 1967 ]
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  5. Jean's farm
    WHISSON, Ken
    [ Art work : 1972 ]
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    [ Art work : 1976 ]
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  3. [Biographical cuttings on Ken Whisson, artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
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  1. Ken Whisson : paintings
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    [ Book : 1991 ]
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  3. Ken Whisson 1996
    [ Book : 1996 ]
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  4. Ken Whisson : [paintings and drawings] (cat.)
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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    At National Library
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    Looby, Keith
    Art and Australia
    [ Article : 1976 ]
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  2. Ken Whisson paintings 1957-1985
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    [ Article : 1987 ]
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  4. Ken Whisson and his world
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    Wilson, Pat, 1943-
    [ Sound : 1988 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  2. Australian story 2007
    [ Video : 2007 ]
    At RMIT Library
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sunday 31 December 1972 [INDEX Jan 1972-Dec 1972] p 5

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    Extract: INDEX TO COMMONWEALTH GAZETTE, 1972 GOVERNOR-GENERAL, OFFICE OF THE— Administrator, Appointment of, 53A-1 FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL— Appointments— Barnard, L. ... 312690 words
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