Author(s): Barry Pearce
Margaret Olley was a painter of still life and subject of two winning portraits in the Archibald Prize. She was much loved by the Australian art world and a Companion of the Order of Australia, the highest civilian honour. Barry Pearce has written an evaluation of Margaret Olley's work and where it is positioned within the general context of Australian art. High quality reproduction of Margaret Olley's works, interviews with the artist and about the artist, and a concise biography make this a valuable addition to any art lover's collection.