Donald Friend, Australian war artist, 1945

by Donald Friend

Publisher: Currey O"Neil in Melbourne, Australia

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 79.

Other titlesAustralian war artist, 1945.
StatementGavin Fry and Colleen Fry ; foreword and commentaries by Donald Friend.
ContributionsFry, Gavin., Fry, Colleen.
LC ClassificationsN7405.F7 A4 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3129874M
ISBN 100859023443
LC Control Number82242964

Australia in the War of – is a volume official history series covering Australian involvement in the Second World series was published by the Australian War Memorial between and , most of the volumes being edited by Gavin Long, who also wrote three volumes and the summary volume The Six Year War.. In contrast to the Official History of Australia in the War of   Donald Friend accompanied the Australian forces which landed on the island of Labuan, off the coast of Borneo, in June The first drawings Friend produced on Labuan depicted the devastated landscape, the troops and the native people. By late June he had made his first studies of the bodies of Japanese soldiers, who had been killed when they infiltrated the harbour area. Get this from a library! Reality in flames: modern Australian art & the Second World War. [Warwick Heywood; Australian War Memorial.;] -- Modern Australian artists were immersed in the Second World War. They served in the armed forces, worked with labour groups or in factories, and as official artists observing, recording, and. While many great Australian artists, including Tom Roberts, Sidney Nolan and Brett Whiteley were to do grand tours to the art houses and museums of Europe for inspiration, Donald Friend always sought his own path to the holy grail of art.

(4) Donald Friend receives news of Hiroshima while serving as a war artist in Indonesia. Although keenly observed, his pen and ink drawing, Officer's celebrating peace Balikpapan August , is a straight depiction of his and fellow officers' attempts to absorb the implications of the event and the recognition that it 'was obviously going to. In he was made an official war artist and is sent to New Guinea and Borneo before returning to Sydney. In , he visits Ceylon while on his way to Italy. He returned to Ceylon to live in where he stayed until In he visited Bali and decided to stay, building a house near the beach at Sanur. Flavors of Cape Cod by Donald Clark; Friends of Thornton W. Burgess Society Committee Staff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In , Donald Friend enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force and was posted as a gunner to the artillery unit near Albury. In , Friend was selected for appointment as official war artist. He travelled to Morotai, Labuan and Balikpapan, recording sights which confronted him and drawing in particular on the expressive potential of human.

"He was not a man I would put in charge of artists." The words are those of Nora Heysen, the Australian artist, and she was speaking about John Treloar, long-time Director of the Australian War Memorial. Heysen made the remark in in an interview conducted by Catherine Speck, an art historian.   An art gallery in Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs had planned to sell off a 'horrific' child sex scene painted by notorious Australian paedophile Donald Friend. Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Queensland Art Gallery, pages with colour and b/w illustrations.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Holmes à Court Collection National Gallery of Australia Visual arts of Australia Arthur Benjamin Donald Friend, Robert Hughes and Shaw, Sydney, Donald Friend: Australian War Artist , Gavin Fry and Colleen Fry, Currey O'Neill, Melbourne, Donald Friend – Retrospective, Barry Pearce, The Diaries of Donald Friend.

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Genre/Form: Art Pictorial works Art and the war: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Friend, Donald. Donald Friend, Australian war artist, Donald Friend, Australian war artist / Gavin Fry and Colleen Fry ; foreword and commentaries by Donald Friend Currey O'Neil Melbourne Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields Australian war artist may be required.

Title Donald Friend, Australian War Artist, Category Art - Australia Authors Colleen Fry Gavin Fry Description The work that inspired this book will surprise many, even those who are well familiar with Donald Friend's long career. It is the art of war and the book deals with just one year of his life, the year in which he carried the title.

A friend indeed, Australian artist Donald Stuart Leslie Friend was celebrated for his unstinting generosity. This contrasts acutely with his self-proclaimed paedophilia and hedonistic lifestyle. Self Portrait in a Carved Mirror – Photo by Deutscher and Hackett. Donald was born in Cremorne, Sydney on 6th February R.

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Friend studied at Dattilo Rubbo's School in Sydney in and at the Westminster School in London in He enlisted in the second AIF inand served as a gunner. During this time he wrote and illustrated Gunner's diary () and Painter's journal (), reinforcing his reputation as a witty and perceptive artist and writer.

He was appointed an official war artist in Donald Stuart Leslie Friend (6 February – 16 August ) was an Australian artist and diarist. Friend was one of a remarkable group of figurative artists, his paintings are a fascinating of temperaments quaint and light-hearted in mood. Althought in spite of a tendency amongst a number of Sydney painters of the period, towards abstraction.

1945 book   The Australian War Memorial also holds a considerable collection of Friend's art — in their case his many wartime sketches and paintings. A large number of these are currently on display.

Australian artist Donald Stuart Leslie Friend was born from Donald Friend family of a moneyed background. He received early education at prestigious institutions.

After a scandalous liaison with a young Thai boy, Donald ran away from home. He returned to Sydney with his first series of drawings and studied under an Italian-born artist. Donald would later go on to travel to London and study under.

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(Melbourne ). Large 4to. d.w. (80pp.). With s. some of which are col. Review copy. Donald Stuart Leslie Friend ( – ) began art classes at the Royal Art Society in under Sydney Long, and then studied under Dattilo Rubbo between and He spent a year in London in at the Westminster School under Bernard Meninsky and Mark Gertler, then traveled to Nigeria, where he lived from until Shower in a ruin, a pen, brush and ink work by Donald Friend.

Credit: Australian War Memorial Art A few days after this incident, however, those same eight soldiers were drunk on ''jungle.

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Asia: Malaysia, Labuan; Subjects. Core collection (Art) War damage; The Australian War Memorial was voted the number one landmark in Australia by travelers in the Trip Advisor awards. Come and. Out of darkness / John O. Friend ; edited by Koreyna S.

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Working as an official war artist inFriend served in Labuan, Borneo and Morotui, and produced many insightful drawings from these experiences.

Friend predominantly painted figurative works and is well known for his images of young men. In he won the Blake Prize for his painting St John and Scenes from the Apocalypse ().

Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec –15 Mar Michelangelo to Matisse: Drawing the figure, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Nov –27 Feb Donald Friend: A charmed life, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 09 Nov –04 Feb Donald Friend: An Australian artist’s affair with Italy Ian Britain He is the author of Fabianism and Culture: A Study in British Socialism and the Arts – (, republished ) and Once an Australian: Journeys with Barry Humphries, Clive James, Germaine Greer and Robert Hughes ().

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Donald Stuart Leslie Friend (), the son of a grazier, was born in Sydney. He grew up on properties in northern New South Wales and was educated at Tudor House, Bowral, Cranbrook School and Sydney Grammar School. He began art classes at school and produced his first etching when he was He worked briefly on the land and then spent a year in Torres Strait, working on luggers.

The Australian tradition of war artists started with the First World War. Will Dyson, an expatriate Australian artist living in London petitioned the Australian government to allow him to travel to the Western Front where Australian forces were fighting.

In he was finally granted permission to accompany the Australian Imperial Force to record the activities of its soldiers and thus. Donald Friend. Australian War Artist, Melbourne, Currey O'Neil, Kym Bonython's copy, with his ownership signature.

This volume reproduces all of the artwork Friend produced as an official war artist with the Australian forces on the islands of New Guinea and Borneo. More. &Donald Friend, Australian War ArtistCurrie O'Neil, Melbourne, Gavin Fry – Curriculum Vitae Essays in Published Collections: Catalogue essays for Australian Art Auction houses, including Deutscher and Hackett, Menzies Art Brands and Mossgreen.

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Donald Friend () On 13 MayVE Day, Friend went in search of revelry, only to be disappointed. However, the following evening he found "an amazing scene.

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In London, Friend met a Nigerian, Ladipo, who became his male model and lover. During World War II, Friend was appointed an Official War Artist. After the war, Friend met the handsome art student Colin Brown.With the outbreak of World War II, Friend returned to Sydney and enlisted in the Australian army.

For four years he served mainly as an artillery gunner, but in early he was appointed an Official War Artist. During the last phase of the war in the Pacific, Friend .Donald Friend: Australian War Artist by FRY, Gavin & Colleen Seller Sad Paradise Books Published Condition Fine Edition First edition ISBN Item Price.

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