Ethel Carrick & E Phillips Fox’s Artistic Marriage Celebrated at the Queensland Art Gallery


BRISBANE.- The story of one of Australian art’s most significant marriages is told for the first time in a new exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery. The personal artistic union of Ethel Carrick & E Phillips Fox, two of Australia’s most significant late impressionist painters, are celebrated in a major exhibition from April 16 to August 7, 2011. Queensland Art Gallery Director Tony Ellwood said ‘Art, Love and Life: Ethel Carrick and E Phillips Fox’ would includes more than 100 paintings, and give a fresh view of both artists’ careers, telling their stories jointly for the first time in a major institution. ‘Ethel Carrick and E Phillips Fox were painters of modern life at the turn of last century and this exhibition provides an insight into their active artistic careers and extensive travels together around Europe, North Africa and Australia,’ he said. ‘Audiences will