On Drawing


“Drawing is the art of being able to leave an accurate record
of the experience of what one isn’t, of what one doesn’t know.
A great drawer is either confirming beautifully what is
commonplace or probing authoritatively the unknown.”
~ Brett Whiteley

From Top:

Shao
Brett Whiteley
Mixed Media

The 15 Great Dog Pisses of Paris
Brett Whiteley
1989
Oil, charcoal, plaster, collage, and resin on canvas

Alchemy (detail)
Brett Whiteley
1972-73
Oil, gold leaf, collage, rock, perpex, electricity, pencil, PVA, varnish, brain, earth, twig, taxidermied bird, nest, egg, feathers, cicada, bone, dentures, rubber and metal sink plug, pins, shell and glass eye on eighteen wood panels

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