John (Cecil John) BRACK

John Brack (1920 - 1999)
1920 Born in Melbourne
1938-39 Night classes at National Gallery Art School, Melbourne
1946-49 Full time classes at National Gallery Art School, Melbourne
1952-62 Art Master, Melbourne Grammar School
1962-68 Head of National Gallery Art School
1999 Died, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions
1953-56 Peter Bray Gallery, Melbourne (four exhibitions)
1957 Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1960 Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane
1961 South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne
1961 Bonython Art Gallery, Adelaide
1965 Gallery A, Sydney
1970-82 Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney (eight exhibitions)
1970 Georges Gallery, Melbourne
1971,75 Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne
1971 Reid Gallery, Brisbane
1979 Crossley Gallery, Melbourne
1982 Realities Gallery, Melbourne
1985-92 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne (six exhibitions)
1986 Powell Street Graphics, Melbourne
1988 DC Art Sydney
1994 Deutscher Fine Art, Sydney
1993, 95 Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
1999, 01 Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

Retrospective and Survey Exhibitions
1977 'Selected Paintings, 1947-77', Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Gallery, Melbourne
1977 'Paintings and Drawings, 1945-77', Australian National University
1981 'Drawings, 1945-79', Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1987-88 'John Brack - A Retrospective', National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
1998 'John Brack and Fred Williams', Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
1999 'John Brack - Inside and Outside', works in the N.G.A. collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

'John Brack' Ronald Millar, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1971
'John Brack: A Retrospective', Robert Lindsay, National Gallery of Victoria, 1987
'John Brack Retrospective', Sasha Grishin, Australian National Gallery, 1977
'The Art of John Brack', Sasha Grishin, Oxford University Press, 1990

Represented in the National Gallery of Australia, all State and many regional galleries

Rex Irwin Art Dealer website (with permission from Rex Irwin Gallery)


Gender Male
Country of Birth Australia
Date of Death 1999