Philip Bacon Galleries is one of Australia’s leading art galleries. It plays a pivotal commercial and educational role in the thriving Brisbane art scene. The gallery is renowned for the depth of its stockroom and for exhibiting many of the country’s most collectable, twentieth century and contemporary artists.

The gallery was opened in 1974 with the encouragement of artists Lawrence Daws, Margaret Olley, Charles Blackman and Robert Dickerson. It soon became Brisbane’s leading commercial gallery and attracted national attention. The gallery, designed by award-winning architects Cox Rayner, has five exhibition spaces that allow for monthly represented artist exhibitions, display of works from the stockroom and a designated works on paper gallery.

Artists represented include: Rick Amor, Charles Blackman, Cressida Campbell, Peter Churcher, Ray Crooke, Lawrence Daws, Robert Dickerson, William Robinson, the Estate of Margaret Olley, the Estate of Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, Garry Shead, the Estate of Jeffrey Smart, Tim Storrier, Philip Wolfhagen, Jude Rae, the Estate of Fred Williams, and Michael Zavros.


Collection Advice

With nearly 50 years of experience we are able to assist clients with any aspect of buying and collecting fine art. We work with individuals and institutions locally, nationally and overseas regarding the acquisition or sale of paintings and sculpture, including research, market analysis, conservation and valuation. We also advise on the display, hanging, lighting, storage and transportation of works of art.

We Purchase Art

We are always looking to consign or acquire high quality and interesting art by important artists for our stockroom. We work with individuals, companies and legal representatives looking to dispose of single works or entire collections.


The gallery is able to undertake insurance valuations and can advise with regard to other types of valuations. We are Australian Government Approved Valuers under the Cultural Gifts Program.

Conservation and Restoration

We work with various conservators and restorers and are able to help facilitate the best advice and outcomes when it comes to the restoration of works of art.

Art Transport

We can assist with the transportation of art purchased from the gallery nationally and around the world.