Born in Melbourne, Greg Irvine studied at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School between 1963 and 1966. At the start of his career, Irvine was a set painter for the Australian National Ballet, but is also a printmaker and made and exhibited ceramics and figurative ceramic sculptures. He first exhibited in South Yarra in 1965 and since then has exhibited in all states of Australia and in France and Britain. He was awarded prizes in Brussels in 1982 and Cannes in 1985.
Greg Irvine is one of the most prolific of the artists listed in our database, with the number of works offered for sale by auction since 1973 of 540, of which 327 (61%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $10,800 for Burke and Wills sold by Shapiro Auctioneers in May 2021. This year 26 works have been offered for sale. Works by Greg Irvine are held by the National Gallery of Australia, Ian Potter Museum of Art and Art Gallery of Western Australia.
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Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…
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