The Golden Years of Radio with John Pickup OAM
A treat today with a video made by John Pickup OAM - artist and broadcaster explaining what it was like to be involved in The Golden Years of Radio. John's delivery and insights are informative and entertaining - as he remains very much a broadcaster.
Austin Byrne: A lifelong passion
This is the inspiring story of the passion of Austin Byrne, who dedicated much of his adult life to creating a memorial to the record-breaking trans-Pacific flight from San Francisco to Brisbane, Australia. Image: Queensland State Archive and Wikimedia Commons.
Happy Fourth Birthday to the AnArt4Life Blog
Celebrating 4 wonderful years of daily posts from the AnArt4Life blog made possible by the dedicated following we have from our subscribers and social media supporters. The blog team thanks you all for being part of our journey where the art that is all around us is shared far and wide.
Nat Buchanan & Australian Stock Routes through the eyes and hands of John Pickup
Nathaniel Buchanan (1826-1901) was an Australian pastoralist, drover & explorer who opened up stock routes. Born in Dublin of Scottish descent he came to Australia in 1832. He was part owner with his two brothers of Bald Blair station. Bringing you paintings of Nat Buchanan by John Pickup.
John Pickup: I love a sunburnt country...Of drought and flooding rains
Remembrance of rivers & creeks & fascination with the way the ocean moves is a feature of the oeuvre of John Pickup. Darwin-the inspiration to the painting 'Build up to the Wet'. Queensland where water is more than plentiful; where the rivers run deep and strong
John Pickup says: Reports of My Demise are Premature and Unfounded
John Pickup- a member of the iconic group of artists known as the Brushmen of the Bush. With the death on Friday 22 March 2019 of Jack Absalom John Pickup is now the last surviving member of the Brushman of the Bush. Image: The Boundary Rider by John Pickup.