Sasha Grishin

Based in: Ngunnawal/Canberra, Australia

Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, is the author of more than 30 books on art.  In 2013 his massive Australian Art: A history was published by Melbourne University Publishing and in 2015 monographs on John Wolseley (Thames and Hudson), Inge King (Macmillan) and S.T. Gill (National Library of Australia) were published. He has served as the art critic for The Canberra Times for forty-five years. He is an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University, Canberra; Guest Curator at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; and Australian Government, Department of Communications and the Arts Cultural Gifts Program approved valuer. He divides his time between Victoria and Canberra.


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Arthur Roe collector

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In 1997 Arthur Roe picked up the launch issue of Art Collector magazine shortly after he began collecting art. Little did he know that 21 years later, his collection of more than 850 works would land him on our pages.

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Our writers select the highlight works from the 2017 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.