Judy Cassab

The artist's diary

Thursday 21 November 2013 until Monday 10 March 2014

The artist's diary profiles six decades of Cassab's work, from the early portrait commissions of the 1950s to later paintings that have helped confirm her eminent place in the canon of Australian portraiture.

Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 by Judy Cassab
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Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 by Judy Cassab

Judy Cassab is among Australia's most successful portrait painters. Since arriving in Sydney from Europe in 1951, she has created numerous portraits - those commissioned by corporate leaders and social luminaries along with personal and intimate portrayals of family and friends - which collectively have resulted in a distinct and comprehensive record of Australian society and culture throughout the second half of the 20th century.

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