Philip Bacon Galleries is one of Australia’s leading art galleries. It plays a pivotal commercial and educational role in the thriving Brisbane art scene. The gallery is renowned for the depth of its stockroom and for exhibiting many of the country’s most collectable, twentieth century and contemporary artists.
The gallery was opened in 1974 with the encouragement of artists Lawrence Daws, Margaret Olley, Charles Blackman and Robert Dickerson. It soon became Brisbane’s leading commercial gallery and attracted national attention. The gallery, designed by award-winning architects Cox Rayner, has five exhibition spaces that allow for monthly represented artist exhibitions, display of works from the stockroom and a designated works on paper gallery.
Artists represented include: Rick Amor, Charles Blackman, Cressida Campbell, Peter Churcher, Ray Crooke, Lawrence Daws, Robert Dickerson, William Robinson, the Estate of Margaret Olley, the Estate of Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, Garry Shead, the Estate of Jeffrey Smart, Tim Storrier, Philip Wolfhagen, Jude Rae, the Estate of Fred Williams, and Michael Zavros.