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Ben Quilty: Artist Activist

Ben Quilty: Artist Activist

Nov 20, 2019-- Ben Quilty is one of Australia's best-known artists. Internationally acclaimed and award winning, he is described as "complex, flawed, obvious, messy, courageous, funny," and an activist. An official war artist in 2011, he produced work for the Australian War Memorial's National Collection. The book, Home: Drawings by Syrian Children is the result of his experience visiting refugee camps in Greece, Serbia and Lebanon. In this interview with Jessica Raschke, he talks about "art, politics, compassion, and family, and how us humans could change things for the better." (1874 reads)


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