Colin Colahan

Misty Moderns

November 21, 2009
Clarice Beckett, Taxi Rank, 1931, oil on canvas on board, 58.5 x 51.0 cm

Max Meldrum did not paint masterpieces. This alone is enough to distinguish him from the ranks of Australia’s most celebrated modern artists, who will be forever associated with a few iconic works. Think of Nolan for instance, and one thinks inevitably of Ned Kelly. Think of Drysdale and the image that springs to mind is … More