Detail from Robert Walker photo of Robert Klippel in Klippel’s Woolloomooloo studio, November 1963 © Estate of Robert Walker. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
The archive at the Art Gallery of NSW has informally collected papers from artists, commercial galleries and other organisations and individuals since the 1960s.
We currently hold a significant amount of material directly relating to over 200 artists, including many artists’ personal archives and papers.
For information about accessing this material at the Gallery, see Visiting the archive.
Artists in the archive
AARONS, Anita | ABBOTT, Harold | ABBOTT, Mary | ABOLINS, Uldis | ALLEN, Mary Cecil | ANDERSON, King | APMIRA Artists for Aboriginal Land Rights | APPLETON, Jean | ATYEO, Sam
BACKEN, Earle | BADHAM, Herbert | BALDESSIN, George | BALL, Sydney | BARRON, Howard | BAYLISS, Charles | BELLETTE, Jean | BENNETT, Rubery | BERESFORD, Flora | BIRCH, Stephen | BORLASE, Nancy | BOSTOCK, Cecil | BOYD, Arthur | BOWMAN, Myril | BRAUND, Dorothy | BROWN, Alan | BRUCE, Janna | BRUCK, Hermann | BURGESS, Ruth | BUNNY, Rupert | BURN, Ian
CADDY, Winifred | CAMPBELL, Robert | CAPON, Ann | CATO, Jack | CAVALIERE, Kathy | CAZNEAUX, Harold | CHAPMAN, Evelyn | CHEVALIER, Nicholas | COBURN, John | COEN, Margaret | COLLOCOTT, Michele | COMMONS, Donald | CONDOR, Charles | CORRINGHAM, Mary | COTTON, Olive | CROFT, Brenda | CROWLEY, Grace | CULLEN, Adam
DADSWELL, Lyndon | DALGARNO, Roy | DAVIS, Charlotte M | DIGBY, Desmond | DOCKING, Shay | DOIG, Adrienne | DRYSDALE, Russell | DUNCAN, George | DUNDAS, Douglas | DUPAIN, Max
EDWARDS, Mary | EWART, Joy
FAERBER, Ruth | FAIRWEATHER, Ian | FEUERRING, Maximilian | FINEY, George | FISHER, Edith and John | FLUGELMAN, Herbert | FORTESCUE, Chris | FREEMAN, Arthur | FRIEND, Donald | FULLBROOK, Sam
GAZZARD, Marea | GIBBONS, Henry | GILBERT, James | GILLILAND, Hector | GITTOES, George | GLEESON, James | GLOVER, John | GOLDFINCH, Nancy | GREEN, Tom | GREENING, H Leonard | GRUNER, Elioth
HAVEKES, Gerard | HAWKINS, Weaver | HEPPER, Judy | HERMANN, Sali | HEYSEN, Hans | HILL, Jean | HINDER, Frank | HINDER, Margel | HIRSCHFELD-MACK, Ludwig | HOFF, Rayner | HOWLETT, Leonora | HUMPHREYS, Jennifer
INSON, Graeme | ISHERWOOD, Jean | JAMES, Louis | JESSUP, Fred | JOHNSON, Mark | JOHNSON, Tim | JONES, Paul
KILGOUR, Jack Noel | KINGSTON, Amy | KINGSTON, Peter | KLINGER, Max | KLIPPEL, Robert
LANCELEY, Colin | LANGE, Eleonore | LARTER, Patricia | LARTER, Richard | LAVERTY, Peter | LEACH-JONES, Alun | LEASON, Percy | LESSLIE, Jeannie Mabel | LEWIS, Charles | LINDSAY, Lionel | LONG, Sydney | LOWE, Maurice | LYMBURNER, Francis | LYNN, Elwyn
McCLINTOCK, Herbert | McDONALD, Sheila | McGILLICK, Tony | McINTYRE, Arthur | McMAUGH, Alison | McNAMARA, Frank | MACKENNAL, Bertram | MADIGAN, Rosemary | MAISTRE, Roy de | MAYNARD, Billy | MEATS, Joan | MEDWORTH, Frank | MELDRUM, Max | MILLER, Godfrey | MILLER, Harry Tatlock | MILLISS, Ian | MISSINGHAM, Hal | MOORE, Albert F | MOORE, David | MOORE, John D | MORLEY, Lewis | MURCH, Arthur
NANGLE, Essie | NIMMO, Lorna | NOLAN, Lorna | NOLAN, Sidney
O’BRIEN, Justin | OHLFSEN, Dora | O’KEEFE, Frank | OLAH, Liz | OLDFIELD, Alan | OLLEY, Margaret | OLSEN, John
PAISLEY, Janelle | PALMER, Ethleen | PAPUNYA Tula Archive | PARAMOR, Wendy | PASSMORE, John | PINSON, Peter | PLAPP, Jon | PLATE, Carl | POCKLEY, Lesley | POIGNANT, Axel | PRESTON, Margaret | PROCTOR, Thea
REES, Lloyd | REHFISCH, Alison | REID, Terry | RICKARDS, Jocelyn | RIDLEY, Gwen | RILEY, Michael | RITCHARD, Edgar | ROBERTS, Tom | ROBERTSON-SWANN | ROXBURGH, Rachel | RUSSELL, Elsa | RUTHERFORD, Meg
SCHARF, Theo | SEARLE, Edward William D | SEIDLER, Harry | SHANNON, Michael | SHARP, Martin | SMART, Jeffrey | SMITH, Grace Cossington | SMITH, Joshua | SPARKS, Cameron | SPARKS, Peter | SPARNON, Norman | SPRATT, Margaret McLellan | STEPHENS, Ethel | STRACHAN, David | SZABO, Joseph
TELIGA, Stan de | THOMSON, Ann | THOMSON, Nigel | THORNHILL, Dorothy | THORNTON, Wallace | TIPPING, Richard | TISCHBAUER, Alfred | TOWNSHEND, Geoffrey Keith | TRIBE, Barbara | TUCKSON, Tony | TWIGG, Tony
UPWARD, Peter | URE SMITH, Sydney
WALKER, Robert | WATKINS, JS | WEBB, Mary | WHISSON, Ken | WHITELEY, Brett | WICKS, Arthur | WIENHOLT, Anne | WITHERS, Walter
ZANDER, Clarice | ZUSTERS, Reinis
Library and archive
Open to the public
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am–4pm
No appointment necessary
Conditions apply to accessing archive
Physical access to the library and archive for those who cannot use the stairs can be arranged with prior notice (preferably one working day): tel 02 9225 1738. Visitors with disabilities may wish to contact the Gallery’s access coordinator: tel 02 9225 1647.