“Guy Warren is widely regarded as one of the important elders in Australian art, not because he is a centenarian but because of the exceptional and unusual contribution that he has made to the visual culture of this country,” writes Sasha Grishin in issue 98 of Art Collector. Get your copy here.
“In 2021 Guy Warren became one of Australia’s best-known artists as the subject of Peter Wegner’s portrait of the artist at the age of 100 for which he was awarded the Archibald Prize on the Archibald’s hundredth’s anniversary. Being a hundred for an artist in Australia is no longer such as rare phenomenon – Erwin Fabian and Inge King are two other recent examples. What is changing is that we now look up to artists like Guy Warren as elders who have attained experience and wisdom that they share with us through their art.”
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