This abstract work representing the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney was produced by Heron in 1999 during his time as the artist in residence for the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Sydney Garden Painting : December : 1989 : ii
152.4 × 213.4 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas Private collection © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018 Photo: Courtesy the Estate of Patrick Heron
Patrick Heron (1920-1999) is widely recognised as one of the most innovative figures in twentieth-century British art. He worked as a painter, critic and polemicist throughout his life and played a major role in the development of post-war abstract art.