Philip Lindsay (artist)

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Philip Hunter Lindsay

(1955-01-08)8 January 1955
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
NationalityAustralian
CitizenshipAustralia
OccupationArtist
Works
"Greetings from Byron Bay" Finalist in Sir John Sulman Prize, 2011
AwardsFinalist in Sir John Sulman Prize, 2011

Philip Hunter Lindsay (8 January 1955) is an Australian artist..[1] Philip has been painting unique works of Pop art and Abstract art since the year 1970.

His achievements include being a finalist in art prizes such as The Bald Archy Prize, Gallipoli Club Anzac and the prestigious Sir John Sulman Prize in 2011 when his painting " Greetings from Byron Bay[2]" was on exhibition in Art Gallery of New South Wales and toured art galleries across Australia.

Lindsay believes that Abstract expressionism art is the subconscious mind in a visual reality . The resulting painting is a psychological whirlpool which consumes the viewers attention evoking primordial emotions and thoughts. His series of abstract, expressionist paintings are influenced by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Wassily Kandinsky, Kudditji Kngwarreye and Jackson Pollock .

Personal life

Lindsay was born in Camperdown, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia the son of World War II veteran Jack Hunter Lindsay[3] (1920-2014) and Marjory Lindsay (nee Taylor) (1923-1999).

Philip Lindsay is a distant relative of the famous Australian artists Norman Lindsay (1879–1969), Percy Lindsay (1870–1952), Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961), Ruby Lindsay (1885–1919), and Daryl Lindsay (1889–1976).

Career

Lindsay was a Editorial cartoonist for ARENA student newspaper while studying at Macquarie University during 1970s .

His major work for First Level Art in the NSW Higher School Certificate was a "Blue Gum Forest" which received a special mention at ARTEXPRESS.

Lindsay was a frequent visitor to the legendary Yellow House Artist Collective in Potts Point, New South Wales in 1970/71 where he met artistic luminaries Martin Sharp, Brett Whiteley, Peter Kingston , Garry Shead and Jenny Kee.

Since his formative years, Lindsay takes inspiration from the following Australian artists who he has met over the course of his artistic career, Judy Cassab, Charles Blackman, Ben Quilty, Lloyd Rees , Reg Mombassa, Margaret Olley , Gloria Petyarre and Barbara Weir .

He is a regular entrant in the Archibald Prize and the Bald Archy Prize with portraits of many different Australians, including actresses Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Aboriginal desert artists Kudditji Kngwarreye , Lorna Fencer, Gloria Petyarre plus artist Wayne Ashton, journalist John Stapleton (Australian journalist) and Australian singer song writer Sophie von Plomgren.

Works

Lindsay is a modern Australian artist. His paintings are displayed in art collections throughout the world[4]

A large body of his work is housed in his studio at Kareening Cove, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and many of his works reside in private and corporate collections.

Lindsay was a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize in 2011 when his painting "Greetings from Byron Bay[2]" was on exhibition in Art Gallery of New South Wales and toured galleries across Australia.

References

  1. "Painting unique works of Pop & Abstract Art since 1970. His achievements include being a finalist in art prizes such as The Bald Archies , Gallipoli Club Anzac and the prestigious Sir John Sulman in 2011 when his painting " Greetings from Byron Bay" was on exhibition in NSW Art Gallery and toured Australia. 2011 was same year Ben Quilty won the Archibald with portrait of Margaret Olley..", Bluethumb, (2021)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Archibald Prize Sulman 2011 finalist: Greetings from Byron Bay by Philip Hunter Lindsay". www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au. Retrieved 2021-08-21.
  3. scheme=AGLSTERMS. AglsAgent; corporateName=Department of Veterans' Affairs; address=Gnabra Building, 21 Genge Street. "DVA's Nominal Rolls". nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au. Retrieved 2021-08-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. "Random Walk Theory by Philip LINDSAY". Bluethumb Online Art Gallery. Retrieved 2021-08-21.

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