Fred Williams
 
1927 Born, Melbourne, Australia
1982 Died, Hawthorn, Australia

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Selected L.A. Louver Exhibition

Fred Williams:
The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981

8 April - 14 May 2005
 
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Selected museum exhibition

Fred Williams: Infinite Horizons
National Gallery of Australia
Parkes, Canberra
12 August 2011 - 06 November 2011

National Gallery of Victoria
7 April 2012 - 22 July 2012

Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia
31 August - 4 November 2012
 
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Publication

Fred Williams

The first West Coast exhibition of Fred Williams' paintings of the Australian landscape. A 60 page, full-color catalogue, with an essay by Patrick McCaughey, is published in conjunction with the exhibition.

Patrick McCaughey has been the Director of three major art museums: the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (1981 - 1987); the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn (1988 - 1996); The Yale Center for British Art, New Haven (1996 - 2001). He produced the first comprehensive monograph on Fred Williams in 1980, subsequently reprinted three times. In 2003 he published an Australian memoir, The Bright Shapes and the True Names (Text, Melbourne). He lives and works as a writer in New Haven, Connecticut.

Fred Williams The Later Landscapes catalog
   
     
Selected article

Sebastian Smee. "Splendid Isolation."
Weekend Austrailian. 8 - 9 January 2005, R15.
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Artist's website

www.fredwilliams.me.com.au    
     

Selected works by exhibition >>


Fred Williams:
The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981

8 April - 14 May 2005

Fred Williams<br>
Pool at Agnes Falls II, 1981<br>
oil on canvas<br>
59 7/8 x 72 in (152 x 182.2 cm)<br>
Private collection

Pool at Agnes Falls II

Silver Landscape, 1975<br>
oil on canvas<br>
40 x 40 in (101.7 x 101.7 cm)<br>
Private collection

Silver Landscape

Fred Williams<BR>
Golden Landscape, 1975<br>
oil on canvas<br>
40 x 40 in (101.7 x 101.7 cm)<br>
Private collection

Golden Landscape

Fred Williams<BR>
Kew Billabong, Old Tyre II, 1975<br>
oil on canvas<br>
42 x 36 1/4 in (106.7 x 92 cm)<br>
Private collection

Kew Billabong, Old Tyre II

Fred Williams<BR>
Lal Lal Falls III, 1981<br>
oil on canvas<br>
71 7/8 x 60 in (182.5 x 152.4 cm)<br>
Private collection

Lal Lal Falls III

Fred Williams<BR>
Riverbed (C), 1981<br>
oil on canvas<br>
71 7/8 x 59 7/8 in (182.5 x 152.1 cm)

Riverbed (C)

Fred Williams<BR>
Reflected Tree Trunk, Kew Billabong, Diptych, 1978<br>
oil on canvas<br>
33 7/8 x 75 3/4 in (86.1 x 192.4 cm) overall

Reflected Tree Trunk, Kew Billabong, Diptych

Fred Williams<BR>
Lysterfield Paddock, Woodstacks, 1977<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 42 1/8 in (91.5 x 107 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Lysterfield Paddock, Woodstacks

Fred Williams<BR>
Strath Creek Falls III, 1979<br>
oil on canvas<br>
42 x 37 7/8 in (106.7 x 96.2 cm)<br>
Private collection

Strath Creek Falls III

Fred Williams<BR>
Morning Landscape, (Pilbara Series), 1981<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
38 x 41 7/8 in (96.5 x 106.5 cm)

Morning Landscape, (Pilbara Series)

Fred Williams<BR>
Dry Creek Bed, (Werribee Gorge Series), 1976<br>
oil on canvas<br>
48 x 48 1/8 in (122 x 122.2 cm)<br>
Private collection

Dry Creek Bed, (Werribee Gorge Series)

Fred Williams<BR>
Coastline (A), 1981<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
71 7/8 x 59 7/8 in (182.5 x 152.1 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Coastline (A)

Fred Williams<BR>
Iron Ore Landscape, (Pilbara Series), 1981<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
37 7/8 x 42 in (96.2 x 106.5 cm)

Iron Ore Landscape, (Pilbara Series)

Fred Williams<BR>
Agnes Falls I, 1979<br>
oil on canvas<br>
41 7/8 x 37 7/8 in (106.5 x 96.2 cm)<br>
Private collection

Agnes Falls I

Fred Williams<BR>
Coliban Falls I, 1979<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
42 x 37 7/8 in (106.7 x 96.2 cm)

Coliban Falls I

Fred Williams<BR>
Rockface at Agnes Falls IV, 1981<br>
oil on canvas<br>
72 x 60 in (182.8 x 152.4 cm)<br>
Private collection

Rockface at Agnes Falls IV

Fred Williams<BR>
Shadow Under Red Cliff (Pilbara Series), 1981<br>
oil on canvas<br>
48 x 47 7/8 in (122 x 121.5 cm)

Shadow Under Red Cliff (Pilbara Series)

Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981

Installation photography >>

Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981



Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981



Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981



Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981



Installation photography<BR>
Fred Williams: The Later Landscapes, 1975 - 1981