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Howard Arkley

Australian painter known for vibrant suburban landscapes


Howard Arkley was an Australian painter best known for his vibrant and highly detailed depictions of suburban Australian homes and interiors. Arkley studied at the Prahran College of Advanced Education, where he was influenced by the works of Sidney Nolan and Albert Tucker. His early works were characterized by a fascination with pattern and decoration, often employing airbrush techniques to achieve a distinctive, smooth finish.

Arkley's breakthrough came with his series of suburban house paintings, which began in the late 1970s. These works, such as Family Home: Suburban Exterior (1993), are notable for their use of bold colors and intricate patterns, capturing the essence of Australian suburban life. His style is often associated with the broader Pop Art movement, although his focus on domestic architecture sets his work apart.

In 1999, Arkley represented Australia at the Venice Biennale with a series of works that further explored themes of suburban identity and architectural form. His participation in this prestigious event solidified his reputation on the international art stage. Arkley's works are held in major collections, including the National Gallery of Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria.

Arkley's career was marked by a continuous exploration of the visual and cultural aspects of suburban life until his untimely death on July 22, 1999. His contributions to contemporary Australian art remain significant, particularly in the context of his unique approach to depicting the suburban environment.

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Vivid, Patterns, Landscapes, Fine lines, Bold lines, Psychedelic

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