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Framed Fridays - Brack's On The Elbows

Introducing John Brack's On The Elbows, 1977

The University is thrilled to unveil a small rarity within its Art Collection - introducing the work of John Brack, On the Elbows, 1977.

Born in Melbourne, Brack rose to prominence during the 1950s.

He studied at the National Art School between 1938-40 and again between 1946-49.

In his works, people and the city of Melbourne dominate with Brack rigorously depicting urban and suburban society - a reflection of his overarching passion for the human condition. 

Brack received several awards during his time as an artist such as the Gallagher Portrait Prize in 1965 and his work is held in numerous collections, including The National gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria.

Framed Fridays - Brack's On The Elbows
John Brack's On The Elbows, 1977. Lithograph on paper. USQ Art Collection 2002.66