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The case to set aside one day of the year to remember our great artists

In Australia, we hold state funerals for political leaders, however divisive or unloved they may have been while they lived.  And we grieve the departure of sporting greats.

  • Julian Burnside
  • Daily Review

Perhaps we should set aside one day each year to remember great Australian artists who have died during the past year.

Reme 4dSo far in 2018, a significant number of great creative Australian talents have died: painters Charles Blackman (b. 1928) and Mirka Mora (b.1928); photographer Polixeni Papapetrou (b. 1960); cartoonists: Jeff Hook (b. 1928) and Ron Tandberg (b. 1943); composers Colin Brumby (b. 1933) and

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