Margaret Olley: A Generous Life


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Margaret Olley was a deeply charismatic figure, mentor and friend, and exerted an enduring influence on a number of Australian artists, particularly in Queensland. This richly illustrated gift book pays tribute to Olley’s art, friendships and philanthropy, and demonstrates her ongoing legacy.
Margaret Olley: A Generous Life features not only works spanning Olley’s entire career but also portraits of her by artists including William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Ben Quilty and Jeffrey Smart, photographs of Olley taken by Lewis Morley, Greg Weight and William Yang, among others, as well as ephemera from Olley’s colourful life.

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Weight 1075 g
Dimensions 21.1 x 26.2 cm
Publisher name Queensland Art Gallery
Publication date 1 June 2019
Number of pages 208
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 21.1 x 26.2 cm
Weight 1075 g