About the Book
1967, and later appeared as an actor in several television dramas in Melbourne. In the 1950s and ‘60s he was widely regarded as a leader of the lively modern art movement in Adelaide.
Adam Dutkiewicz was born in Adelaide in 1956. In 1997 he was awarded a scholarship by the University of South Australia to undertake a doctoral degree at the SA School of Art. From June 1992 until November 2005 he worked as art critic for The Advertiser newspaper and also worked as a freelance critic for Business Review Weekly and Art Monthly Australia online and The Independent Weekly. He is co-author of Alexander Sadlo: Experimental Journey (2007), Malcolm Carbins: Silent Depths (2010), and Abstract Photography: Re-evaluating Visual Poetics (2016); and author of Mervyn Smith: Watercolours (2004); A Matter of Mind: an Introduction to the Art of Wladyslaw Dutkiewicz (2006); Brian Claridge: Architect of Light & Space (2010); Ludwik Dutkiewicz: Adventures in Art (2009), and Lidia Groblicka: Suburban Iconographer (2010); and Francis Roy Thompson: Painter of Grace & Rebellion (2014). He recently edited two large volumes of A Visual History: The Royal SA Society of Arts 1856-2016 (2016-17).