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Josh Pitt
Josh Pitt • 2 years ago

The Brett Whiteley Studio - 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills; was the workplace and home of Australian artist Brett Whiteley (1939–92). Since 1995 it has been managed as a museum by the Art Gallery of NSW.

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The Brett Whiteley Studio was the home and workplace of Australian artist, Brett Whiteley (1939‑92). The artist bought the former warehouse in 1985 and converted it into a studio and exhibition space. He lived there from 1988 to 1992, the year he died.

The Brett Whiteley Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills, was the workplace and home of Australian artist Brett Whiteley (1939–1992). Now a gallery and studio museum managed by the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Urban Legend In 1985 expressionist Brett Whiteley built a studio and a private dwelling in an old T-shirt factory on Raper St. The chaos and atmosphere have been preserved as a free museum. The entrance is tucked in an alley and marked by a tiny version of ‘Almost Once’, a sculpture featuring two redhead matchsticks… #sydney #surryhills #sydneycommunity