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Au revoir Mirka Mora, your joie de vivre will live on

She will be missed by her family and friends, who recall her sunny personality and formidable appetite for life.

  • Sabine Cotte
  • The Conversation

But for all art lovers, her work will continue to shine in the city she contributed so much to: in front of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station, at St Kilda Pier, on the walls of the Tolarno restaurant

Peg 1aIn reflecting on Mirka’s life and work we should remember that it was not easy to be a woman artist in the post-war decades of the Australian art world.

Women were almost invisible in the art scene at that time, but Mirka managed to carve a place for herself.

She epitomised freedom…

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