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Arthur McIntyre

(Australia 31 Oct 1945 – 26 Oct 2003)

Sketchbook (2 February 1994)
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media categories
Sketchbook, Drawing
Materials used
bound sketchbook: 11 leaves, 11 collages on ivory wove paper

20.8 x 13.4 cm leaf; 21.8 x 13.4 cm x 1.7 cm closed book; 42 x 13.4 x 1.7 cm open book

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner inside back cover, black fibre-tipped pen "Arthur McIntyre/ 2.2.94".
Gift of the artist's estate 2012
Accession number
© Estate of Arthur McIntyre
Not on display
Further information

Arthur McIntyre studied at the National Art School and Alexander Mackie College from 1963-66, and art history at the University of Sydney 1971-73. He exhibited his work from 1970, until his death in 2003, and was the subject of a major publication and two-part exhibition, Arthur McIntyre: Bad blood 1960-2000 (Hazelhurst and Macquarie University) in 2010.

As well as a practicing artist, he wrote major books on contemporary Australian drawing and Australian collage, and taught and lectured on art in various NSW high schools, technical colleges and tertiary institutions. He participated in numerous residencies in France between 1975 and the early 1990s, and curated a number of exhibitions on drawing and collage at Holdsworth Galleries.