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Pro Hart

 (1928 - 2006)
Pro Hart was active/lived in Australia.  Pro Hart is known for outback painting, rural town life, social commentary, religious subjects.

Pro Hart

Kevin Charles "Pro" Hart, MBE (30 May 1928 – 28 March 2006), was an Australian artist, born in Broken Hill, New South Wales. He isconsidered the father of the Australian Outback painting movement and his works are widely admired for capturing the true spirit of the outback.

He grew up on his family's sheep farm in Menindee, New South Wales and was nicknamed "Professor" (hence "Pro") during his younger days, when he was known as an inventor.

His pictures are typically painted with oil or acrylic, using paint brushes and sponges, and depict scenes of rural town life, topical commentary, and some religious subjects. His illustrations for the collection of Henry Lawson's poems show keen pow  ...  Displaying 750 of 3855 characters.

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Self Portrait 1987

About  Pro Hart

Born:  1928 - Broken Hill, New South Wales
Died:   2006 - Broken HIll, New South Wales
Known for:  outback painting, rural town life, social commentary, religious subjects