Garry Shead
The arrival, 1993 (Archive Image)

Garry Shead (b.1942, Sydney) is one of Australia's most celebrated contemporary figurative painters, with his work steeped in allegory and symbolism, inviting spiritual, philosophical and historical interpretation. Based in regional New South Wales, Shead remains one of the country’s most distinctive artists, whose rich career spans film making, cartooning, writing, printmaking and painting.

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Selected Artworks

Garry Shead
Creation, D.H. Lawrence at Thirroul, 2000
oil on canvas
121 x 151cm
Garry Shead
The bride (Mount Pleasant), 2010
multi-plate coloured etching
60 x 90cm
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