Monthly Archives: February 2017

Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz

Upon his arrival in Australia in 1949, Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz’s art was not too experimental: the paintings he managed to execute in Bavaria after the war were solid exercises in landscape, still-life and portraiture, in which he searched to find his … Continue reading

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Adam Dutkiewicz

Adam Jan Dutkiewicz was born in Adelaide in 1956. He matriculated at Adelaide Boys’ High School then went on an extended gap year during which he attended the “university of life”. In the early-mid 1980s he studied Creative Writing, Printmaking, … Continue reading

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Ian Fairweather

Ian Fairweather by Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz Every retrospective exhibition is worthwhile for those who wish to study art, and the exhibition of the work of Ian Fairweather in the National Gallery [AGSA] gives the onlooker at least an idea of how … Continue reading

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Ludwik Dutkiewicz

Introduction to LUDWIK DUTKIEWICZ (1921-2008): A SURVEY An exhibition of the artist’s work from 1950-2000s, RSASA Gallery, Adelaide, January – February 2011 Ludwik Dutkiewicz was born in Stara Sol, outside Lwow, Poland, in 1921. After traumatic experiences during the war, throughout which time … Continue reading

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Theory of Light & Line

Brian Claridge, letter to Kultura, Paris, dated 30 June c.1955 The Polish-Australian artist, Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz, has developed his own particular form of expression. Two things were responsible for this. The first was the desire to escape the direct influence of … Continue reading

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Dianne Longley

Dianne Longley – Fantastic Grotesque Wolfgang Kayser was the first writer in the modern era (1957) to chronicle the appearance of the “grotesque” in art and literature.i His work reflected an increasing awareness and connection with the artistic conceits of … Continue reading

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Calligraphy

On Calligraphy Some people may wonder why my family donated this little painting to the Art Gallery of South Australia. It sits here quietly in this corner, in its palette and forms nicely complementing the work of Ralph Balson and … Continue reading

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