Wind and Percussion


Colin Lanceley (1938 - 2015)

Large colour lithograph by Colin Lanceley. Titled lower left, numbered 22 of an edition of 75 and and signed lower right all in pencil. Represented in the following ollections: Art Gallery of New South Wales: National Gallery of Australia: LEGACY ID 2676Tate Gallery



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Full Title:

Wind and Percussion




Colin Lanceley (1938 - 2015)


In good condition with uncut sheet edges as issued.


Lithograph printed in colour.

Image Size: 

x 562mm

Paper Size: 

x 563mm
Wind and Percussion - Vintage Print from 1974

Guaranteed Vintage Item



Large colour lithograph by Colin Lanceley. Titled lower left, numbered 22 of an edition of 75 and and signed lower right all in pencil.

Represented in the following ollections:

Art Gallery of New South Wales: 
National Gallery of Australia: LEGACY ID 2676
Tate Gallery


Colin Lanceley (1938–2015)

Born 1938, Dunedin, New Zealand
1939 Moved to Sydney, Australia
1954 Apprenticed as a colour photo engraver in the printing industry in Sydney. Attended evening classes at North Sydney Technical College, Sydney
1956-60 Art Diploma at East Sydney Technical College, Sydney
1961-62. Formed Imitation Realist group with Michael Brown and Ross Crothall.

held in Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne and Rudy Komon
Gallery, Sydney
Awarded Helena Rubenstein Travelling Scholarship – to Italy, UK
Joined Marlborough Fine Art, London. First London Exhibition, February

Continued to live and work in London, exhibiting with Marlborough Galleries in
London, New York and Europe and with Waddington Galleries in London, England
Continued exhibiting in Australia. Travelled extensively in Europe, visiting France,
Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Holland, Belgium and Crete. Spent
long periods working in France and Spain. Lectured part-time at the Bath Academy of
Art, Gloucestershire College of Art and Design and at Chelsea School of Art,
London, England
Married Kay Morphett

1980 Prize winner, the Europe Prize for Painting in Belgium. Returned to work in
Burgundy rather than London, England
Decided to return to Australia

1981 Returned to Australia after a ceremonial planting of a Blue Gum outside the
studio in Burgundy

1983-86 Lecturer, City Art Institute, Sydney

1986 Travelled to New York, London, Paris

1987 Publication By Craftsman House of Colin Lanceley with an introduction by
Robert Hughes

1988 Production of film by ABC, Colin Lanceley – Poetry of Place. Directed by Andrew
Saw. Duration 30 minutes
1990 Awarded Order of Australia (AO). Travelled to New York, USA

1991 Awarded a Creative Arts Fellowship from the Australian Government. Invited to
lecture and exhibit at the Arts Club of Chicago, USA

1993 Delivered the Lloyd Rees Memorial Lecture, Art Gallery of New South Wales,

1994 Appointed to the Council of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Designed mosaics for the Australian International Aquatic Centre, Homebush,

1998 Commissioned to paint the ceiling of the Lyric Theatre, Sydney. Appointed
Chairman of the Advisory Board of the National Art School, Sydney

1999 Artist in residence programme at Haefligers Cottage, Hill End, on the New South
Wales goldfields

2000 Invited to lecture at Bathurst Regional Gallery with some background to the Hill End
works. Beyond The Frame project for the Department of Education in the Illawarra

2001 Subject of an installation mounted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Australian Collection Focus series. Invited to lecture at the New York Studio School,
Manhattan, USA

2002 Commissioned to create a large glass work for the County Court of Victoria,

2015 Died 30 January, Sydney

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