Abbey Altson was a man who was building his world.
He was born in England, then in early 1880’s he went to Melbourne, Australia to study painting. After several years there he won a Gold Medal for his painting and returned to England.
In London he became a successful painter of portraits and genre pictures.
“He is best remembered today for his exercises in late classical painting, taking his lead from Lord Leighton, Alma Tadema, Waterhouse and Godward. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Royal Society of British Artists. In the 1920’s and 30’s he visited India regularly, executing commissions for Prince Ranjit Sinji. Towards the end of his life he settled in America, where he died in 1949.”
You can see Abbey Altson’s paintings HERE.
However, bear in mind that below Altson’s paintings there are also paintings of other artists. Click on each painting to see the artist’s name.
Bill Gekas is a photographer. He lives in Australia and he created with his five years old daughter a very unusual project.
You can start by reading about the project and seeing some of his photos HERE.
But if you want to understand his art and to enjoy his work you have to go to the website below.
Bruno Torfs’ life is amazing. He traveled a lot, created many beautiful paintings and then drastically changed his direction.
You can read about Bruno and see his Art and Sculpture Garden HERE.
And you can see both his sculptures and his paintings HERE.
However, life is unpredictable. In 2009 Bruno Torfs and his family were in terrible danger.
They survived but their home and his gallery were completely destroyed.
You can read about it and to see that Bruno did not surrender HERE.
He restored his home and the Garden. The Garden is open to visitors again!