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Vale 2021: Saluting those we lost

ArtsHub salutes the lives and careers of the artists, performers and patrons who took their final curtain call in 2021.


Vale David Dalaithngu AM

We mourn the passing of the once-in-a-generation artist whose career included such landmark films as Walkabout, The Tracker and Charlie’s…


Vale Doug MacLeod

MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.


Vale Robert MacPherson

Closing a long career, Brisbane artist Robert MacPherson leaves an incredible legacy of weaving the conceptional with the everyday.

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Vale Mervyn Moriarty

With the loss of Merv Moriarty, the visual arts has lost a great champion who took his teaching to the…


Vale Chrissy Sharp

One of Australia’s most respected arts administrators, Sharp died on Tuesday aged 70.


Vale: Nigel Lendon

The Visual Arts says goodbye to a great thinker and advocate; an artist who impacted a generation of sculptors.


Vale Damiano Bertoli

Melbourne art community mourns the loss of aspirational artist and intellectual radical Damiano Bertoli.

Portrait of Mandy Martin by Anne Zahalka.

Vale Mandy Martin: an artist with an active conscience

Painter and environmentalist Mandy Martin leaves a great legacy and platform for commentary through her art.


Vale Ku Ku Imidiji man Arone Meeks, Chair of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

Boomalli co-founder, teacher, Indigenous health care activist, and internationally collected Queensland artist, Arone Meeks has died aged 64. He leaves…

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