'pioneer of contemporary art.' John Olsen - 5 Bell / I grew up in a house full of art both my parents being artists. Here is one of my Dads paintings. I have really early memories of watching this painting being painted in my Dad's studio.
This beautiful works continues John Olsen's ongoing fascination with the fluid movement of water and the buzzing activity of animal life living on and around Australian ponds and streams. When you look closely, it is full of wild life: frogs, fish, plants