Ross Watson | A Variety of Lifeguards | Art Hunter | Episode 41 | Now LIVE
In this episode of The Art Hunter, David Hunt talks to Ross Watson whose work is adored by several world-famous celebrities.
Ross Watson (born in Brisbane, Australia in 1962) is an internationally recognised artist. He has exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions since 1984, including important surveys of Australian and international contemporary art at the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, and the Toronto and Melbourne International Art Fairs. He has been described as a “proud, gay man”, and sexuality has inspired several of his works.
Ross’s work includes portraits of Australian former rugby league footballer Ian Roberts and Olympic Champion Matthew Mitcham.
In 2012, Ross celebrated 25 years as a professional artist. His art is included in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, National Portrait Gallery, and significant private collections including Sir Elton John, James J. O’Donnell and James D, Wolfensohn. He also did free work in aid of the AIDS charity, the Terence Higgins Trust.
The internationally released book includes an interview with the artist by former High Court Justice, the Hon. Michael Kirby is published by Bruno Gmünder Verlag Germany.
In The Art Hunter, David Hunt explores the artist with an in-depth look into their background; where they came from, the type and work they do, their latest work and where they see the future.
Host: David Hunt
Producers: David Hunt and Simon Barnett (https://etainment.com.au/)
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