Sayers, Andrew (1957-2015)

Field of activity
Curator; Painter
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35097707
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-471232

Biographies

Andrew Sayers was one of the great curatorial communicators and enthusiasts for Australian art. His time at the National Gallery of Australia led to significant redefinitions of Australian art. As well as his own painting, which he kept private for many years, he is also remembered as inaugural Director of National Portrait Gallery of Australia.

  • 1964
  • B.A. (hons in Fine Arts)

Flourished

  • fl. 1979 - 2015

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  1. Andrew Sayers : defining the artist : 2 March - 27 April 2019
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 2019 ]
    At Art Gallery SA Lib
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  2. Andrew Sayers : nature throught the glass of time, 2 May-27 June 2015
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At 9 libraries
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  3. Andrew Sayers
    Sayers, Andrew
    [ Sound : 1990-1991 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  4. Andrew Sayers : Australian Art and Artists file
    Sayers, Andrew
    [ Published : 2015 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  5. Dissertatio medica inauguralis, de menorrhagia : Quam ... pro gradu doctoratus, ... eruditorum examini subjicit Andreas Sayers, ... ..
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Microform, Book : 1782 ]
    Languages: Latin
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,326.66)

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  6. Drawing in Australia
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    Drawing in Australia
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  7. The National Museum and the story of Indigenous Australia / Andrew Sayers
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 2010 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  8. Dissertatio medica inauguralis, de menorrhagia. Quam annuente summo numine, ex auctoritate Reverendi admodum Viri, D. Gulielmi Robertson, S.S.T.P. Academiæ Edinburgenæ Praefecti, nec non amplissimi senatus academici consensu, et nobilissimae facultat ...
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 1782 ]
    Languages: Latin
    View online (access conditions)
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,089.098)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,089.098)

  9. 100 years of Australian drawing / Andrew Sayers
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 1985-2003 ]
    At 75 libraries
    100 years of Australian drawing / Andrew Sayers
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  10. Jump up whitefellow : the iconography of William Buckley / Andrew Sayers
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    Voices: The Quarterly Journal of the National Library of Australia
    [ Article, Book : 1996-1997 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,406.168)

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Resources about Andrew Sayers (8)

  1. Andrew Sayers : defining the artist : 2 March - 27 April 2019
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 2019 ]
    At Art Gallery SA Lib
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 141,165.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 141,165.391)

  2. Andrew Sayers : nature throught the glass of time, 2 May-27 June 2015
    Sayers, Andrew, 1957-2015
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At 9 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,953.359)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 98,953.359)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on Andrew Sayers, art historian, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,597.664)

  4. Portrait of Andrew Sayers [Terry Milligan]
    Milligan, Terry, 1941-
    [ Photograph : 1999 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Portrait of Andrew Sayers [Terry Milligan]
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  5. [Sayers, Andrew : programs and invitations ephemera material collected by the National Library of Australia]
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 54,999.105)

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  6. Dinner guests Perry and Andrew Sayers at Helen Ennis' place, Ainslie, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    Yang, William, 1943-
    [ Photograph : 2007 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    At National Library
    Dinner guests Perry and Andrew Sayers at Helen Ennis' place, Ainslie, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,170.812)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 44,170.812)

  7. Andrew Sayers in his office at the National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    Yang, William, 1943-
    [ Photograph : 2007 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    At National Library
    Andrew Sayers in his office at the National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,980.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,980.797)

  8. Andrew Sayers, Frank Brennan, Marilyn Darling at Reveries Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery at Old Parliament House, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    Yang, William, 1943-
    [ Photograph : 2007 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Andrew Sayers, Frank Brennan, Marilyn Darling at Reveries Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery at Old Parliament House, Canberra, 2007 / William Yang
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,520.285)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,520.285)

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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  2. Andrew Sayers - Death masks, portraiture and the face (Art Forum)
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  3. Transcript of interview with Andrew Marnie: ABC Radio 702 Sydney: 6 January 2015: opportunities in the sharing economy; cost of living
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    Transcript of interview with Andrew Marnie: ABC Radio 702 Sydney: 6 January 2015: opportunities in the sharing economy; cost of living
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  4. Museums and their place in the world
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  2. Sydney Review ( December ) : Review of Andrew Sayers' Drawing in Australia
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