Born in Newcastle, Bruce Goold studied at the National Art School, Sydney in the late 1960s. He was part of the Yellow House Artist Collective that existed in Sydney in the early 1970s, including artists such as Martin Sharp, Brett Whiteley and George Gittoes. A painter and printmaker his work portraying Australian flora and fauna in linocuts and woodcuts is instantly recognisable. Goold has held solo exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne and internationally in London and Ireland. He worked as a designer for Mambo from 1992.
The earliest auction listing we have for Bruce Goold is in 1984 and in total 97 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 65 (67%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,086 for Currawongs 1986 sold by Leonard Joel in March 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Bruce Goold are held by the National Gallery of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia.
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