Australian Art

THE WINDSOR GROUP



26-Aug-2006 - 26-Nov-2006

VENUE: Hawkesbury Regional Gallery


The Windsor Group were nine young Sydney artists who painted in the inner city as well as Emu Plains, Richmond and, especially Windsor between 1935 and 1945.


In his introduction to The Windsor Group (Edwards & Shaw, 1989) Bernard Smith writes: "The Windsor Group may … be seen as part of a significant trend in Australian painting that began to emerge in the years immediately prior to WWII, when artists began to turn away from the dominance of pastoral landscape in a new awareness of the urban environment…"

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