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Sasha Grishin, 1999

Andrew Sibley

pencil on paper (sheet: 38.0 cm x 28.7 cm)

Sasha Grishin AM (birth date undisclosed) is the Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History at the Australian National University. Grishin studied art history at the universities of Melbourne, Moscow, London and Oxford and has served several terms as visiting scholar at Harvard University. In 1977 he founded the Fine Art Program at the Australian National University. Based at ANU ever since, he works internationally as an art historian, art critic and curator, with particular interests in Medieval Byzantine and Russian art and Australian 20th century art, especially printmaking. He has written the major monograph and a catalogue raisonné of John Brack; monographs on Leonard French, John Wolseley, Andrew Sibley, Garry Shead and Bruno Leti; three volumes on Australian printmaking; and several decades' worth of art criticism for the Canberra Times.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's
© Andrew Sibling/Copyright Agency, 2020

Accession number: 2010.153

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Andrew Sibley (age 66 in 1999)

Professor Sasha Grishin AM

Subject professions

Visual arts and crafts

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Andrew Sibley (16 portraits)

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

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