Garry Shead
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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.

Selected Artworks

Garry Shead
Artist and the muse with drapery, 1999
oil on board
78 x 62cm
Garry Shead
The bride (Mount Pleasant), 2010
multi-plate coloured etching
60 x 90cm
ed. of 55
Garry Shead
The Arrival, 2002
collograph
65 x 86cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
The Awakening, 2002
collograph
65 x 90cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
The Supper, 2002
collograph
66 x 90cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
The Wave, 2002
collograph
90 x 65cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
Thirroul, 2002
collograph
90 x 65cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
Checkmate, 2002
collograph
64.5 x 89.5cm
ed. of 80
Garry Shead
Night-Piece, 2003
ink on coloured paper
27 x 20cm
Garry Shead
The first vintage, Mount Pleasant, 2010
coloured etching
24.5 x 33cm
Garry Shead
Dionysus at Pokolbin, 2010
coloured etching
24.5 x 33cm
Garry Shead
The press, 2010
coloured etching
24.5 x 33cm
Garry Shead
The press, 2010
etching
24.5 x 33cm
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