CHARLES BLACKMAN

Alice Suite by Charles Blackman

SIX limited edition silk screen images [BACK TO PREVIOUS PAGE]

This is the very collectable “Alice Suite by Charles Blackman” there are SIX separate limited edition silkscreen images in the folio, the edition was limited to 75 only, tiled works are –

Titles and sizes are as follows –

Always Tea Time – image 90x65cm sheet 105x76cm

Pink Alice – image 71.5×68.5cm sheet 105x75cm

Alice’s Jug – image 62.5x49cm sheet 76x56cm

The White Rabbit – image 68.5x49cm sheet 76x56cm

The Chess Game -image 63×79.5cm sheet 75x105cm

Alice’s Adventures – image 67x63cm sheet105x75cm

The series is all on 270gsm Velin Arches Paper

 

This set is very hard to find as a complete folio this one is all A/P.

 

Charles Blackman was Born 1928, his Birth Place was Harbord, New South Wales, Australia

Charles Blackman over the years travelled to England 1961-66; England, Europe, USA 1968; France 1970-71; Japan 1973; France 1975, 1981; Europe 1985

Charles Blackman studied drawing when living in Sydney NSW.

Charles Blackman is self-taught as a painter printmaker, Artist (painter), Artist water-colourists), Drawer.

Charles married Barbara Blackman, during this time he mostly worked in Australia (VIC), QLD, and NSW.

When Charles moved to Melbourne in 1950 he shortly after decided to study lithography at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1953 and produced about 12 lithographs. These are monotypes from c.1957. Since 1967 he has produced series of screen prints, etchings and lithographs, all of which have been commercially released Limited Editions.

Charles Blackman produced many loved Paintings, Etchings, Lithographs, Silkscreen artworks during his career, Etching House collects trades a and sells a range of fine art by Charles Blackman.

 

Here is a more condensed version of Charles Blackmans Biography and history,

1928 Born Sydney, Australia

1943-46 Studied East Sydney Technical College

1945-60 lived and painted in Melbourne

1950s Painted Schoolgirl series, followed by Alice in Wonderland series

1960-64 Travelled and studied overseas after winning Helena Rubinstein Scholarship

Lived and painted in London, exhibited at Whitechapel and Tate Galleries

1965 Tour of northern France and Flanders

1966-74 lived and painted in Sydney

1975 Occupied Australian studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

1976-2001 Lived and painted in NSW, Queensland, WA.

Currently lives in Sydney

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

1953-93 numerous solo exhibitions in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, London and Tokyo, including a major retrospective at the National Gallery of Victoria, 1993 – Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels

 

Awards

 

1997 OBE

1963 Georges Invitation Art Prize, Georges Gallery Melbourne (one painting and one drawing)

1960 Helena Rubinstein Scholarship, Melbourne

1960 George Crouch Prize, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

1960 “Wins prize”. A. Shore, the Age (February)

1958 George Crouch Prize, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

1958 “Rowney prize”, Richmond Gallery Melbourne

 

Collections

 

National Gallery of Australia, and all state galleries

Numerous regional galleries and university collections

 

Selected Bibliography

 

1993 Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels, catalogue for retrospective at National Gallery Victoria

1989 Shapcott, T., The Art of Charles Blackman, Andre Deutch, London

1983 Amadio,N., Orpheus the Song of Forever, Craftsman Press, Sydney

1982 Amadio, N., Charles Blackman’s Paris Dreaming, A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney

1980 Amadio, N., Charles Blackman: The Lost Domain, A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney

1967 Shapcott, T., Focus on Charles Blackman, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane

1965 Mathew, R., Charles Blackman – Monograph, Georgian House, Melbourne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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