john rigby art
john rigby art
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Gallery

Genre & Miscellaneous

john rigby art
john rigby art

Gallery

Genre & Miscellaneous

john rigby art

Prizes & Awards
Genre


1955 – 1998

Description

The Italian travelling art scholarship won in 1955 opened new experience after a restrained post World War II era. The 1958 Women’s Weekly Art Prize of 1,000 pounds paid for land on acreage in Brisbane’s western suburbs.

Prizes:
Sulman Prize
Caltex Centenary Art Prize
H.C. Richards Memorial Prize
Melrose Prize
Narcoorte Acquisitive Exhibition Prize

john rigby art

Genre & Miscellaneous
Part I


1949 – 1979

Description

The all-hands-on Rigby – what you see is what you get. The Genre category is a reference to people’s activities. Where a work is outside the main categories such as portrait or landscape, we show here as miscellaneous.

john rigby art

Genre & Miscellaneous
Part II


1981 – 2006

Description

In his later decades, Rigby showed a significant shift towards colour pieces, revelling in colour for its own sake. If Rigby were to be restricted to being remembered for one thing, it would be as a colourist.

Abstract: Nothing Lasts
john rigby art

Drawings & Prints


1970s

Description

In this small selection of Rigby’s drawings & prints, Rigby weaves his own magic. We note the sadness expressed in the Brisbane Flood – many of us local Brisbane residents recall.

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