- Our Objective: The intention of the database is to provide information on artists and the works they have produced and exhibited without any form of criticism on either the works or the artists.
- This database is result of over 30 years data gathering efforts.
- A Research Tool:The Australian Art Database is a research tool to help anyone looking for information on Australian Artists and the art works they have exhibited.
- Comprehensive coverage of Art Galleries and Societies:Focus of the Database is on Art Societies and Organizations, including commercial art galleries, that have existed in Australia since the Colonial Period of Australia.
About Australian Art Database
What is The Australia Art Database
Information that can be found in The Australian Art Database
- Society, Organization or Gallery Name
- Surname ( or family name )
- First and subsequent names
- Title – Mr, Mrs, Miss
- Year of Exhibition
- Title of Exhibition
- Number in catalog (if identified)
- Title of Work (if noted)
- Media (if identified)
- Illustrated – noted if work is illustrated in catalog
- Address – address of artists as provided in catalog
- Comments – any other information provided on works exhibited that is useful
Using The Australian Art Database
The Australian Art Database can be used in many ways to find information on art works and include:
- Identification of dates for art works
- Help document provenance of art works
- Find information about artists that have exhibited in Australia
- Identify creator or art works
- Assist in the identification of media used and the age of the media, helpful to art conservators