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(b Murrumbeena, nr. Melbourne, 24 July 1920; d Melbourne, 24 Apr. 1999). Australian painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, and ceramicist, the best-known member of a dynasty of artists. His father was a sculptor and potter, his mother a painter, but he was largely self-taught as an artist. After holding his first one-man show at the age of 17, his artistic career was interrupted by the Second World War.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)