Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott completed her PhD, ‘The Politics of Patronage: Australian Art for Export 1953–1964’, at the University of Melbourne. She is the convenor of the Museums and Collections Graduate Coursework program at the Australian National University.

Sarah Scott reviews 'Australian Art and Artists in London, 1950–1965: An Antipodean Summer' by Simon Pierse

July–August 2012, no. 343 09 July 2012
Sarah Scott reviews 'Australian Art and Artists in London, 1950–1965: An Antipodean Summer' by Simon Pierse
For a brief period, Australian art enjoyed unprecedented popularity in London, which became home to a large expatriate community of artists such as Sidney Nolan, Arthur and David Boyd, Charles Blackman, and Brett Whiteley. This ‘Antipodean Summer’ is vividly portrayed in Pierse’s critical account. He reveals that the success of these artists depended upon the support of a handful of art patr ... (read more)