Interview with Ben Quilty

Kit Messham-Muir: Interview with Ben Quilty, artist, Robertson, Australia, 26 January 2013

I crashed the studio of Ben Quilty, painter, Australian Official War Artist and winner of the 2011 Archibald Prize. Ben talks about the ways in which he developed his practice from his early days at art school, through the peaks and troughs of forging a career, to his current work for an upcoming exhibition in Melbourne. Ben and I were both at Sydney College of the Arts during the early 1990s, and it was great catching up over a beer and possibly the world’s biggest paint palette.

Dr Kit Messham-Muir
The University of Newcastle

see Ben’s website¬†