Tim Olsen Gallery
Peter  Booth

Peter Booth

1940 Born, Sheffield , U K

1956-7 Attended Drawing Class, Sheffield college of Art

1958 Emigrated to Australia ( Melbourne )

1962-5 Studied painting, National Gallery of Victoria Art School


1969-85 Pinacotheca, Melbourne (13 solo exhibitions)

1969 Central Street , Sydney

1973,74 'Peter Booth: Works on Paper', Chapman Powell Gallery, Melbourne

1976 'Project 12: Peter Booth' Art Gallery of NSW

'Peter Booth: Paintings and Drawings 1968-76', Monash University Gallery, Melb

1984,85 'Peter Booth: Recent Drawings' Garry Anderson Gallery Sydney

1985 'Peter Booth: Works on Paper' University Gallery, University of Melbourne

1986 'Peter Booth: Works on Paper' Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1986,87,88 CDS Gallery , New York

1988 'Peter Booth: Works on Paper 1983-88', Albermarle Gallery, London

1989, 90, 92, 94-98 Deutscher Gallery/Fine Art, Melbourne

1993 – Now 'Peter Booth', Rex Irwin Art Dealer (solo exhibition every two years)

2001 – Now 'Peter Booth', Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne (solo exhibition every two years)

2004 'Peter Booth Human/Nature' Retrospective, NGA, Melbourne


1968 'The Field', National Gallery of Victoria

1976 'Minimal Art', National Gallery of Victoria

1979 'European Dialogue: The Third Biennale of Sydney ' AGNSW

1981 'Australian Perspecta', AGNSW

'Some Australian Drawings 1880-1980', AGNSW

1982 ' Eureka ! Artists from Australia ', Serpentine Gallery, London

' Venice Biennale: Peter Booth & Rosalie Gascoigne', Venice , Italy

1983 'Recent Australian Painting: A Survey 1970-83', AGSA

'From Another continent – Australia : The Dream and The

Real' ARC/ Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

1984 'An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture', MoMA , New York

1984,85 `Australian Visions: 1984 Exxon International Exhibition',

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum , New York , and AGNSW

1985 'Fifth Sydney Biennale' AGNSW

1987 'Field to Figuration: Australian Art 1960-1986' NGV

'The ANZ Bicentennial Art Commission', NGV

'Backlash: The Australian Drawing Revival 1976-1986' NGV

1988 'Australian Biennale: From the Southern Cross' AGNSW, NGV

'Advance Australia Painting' Auckland City Gallery, NZ

'The Phillip Morris Art Grant: Australian Art of the Last 10 years, NGA

Creating Australia : 200 Years of Art 1788-1988' State Gallery Tour

1990 'Getting to Know Mr Booth', Riddoch Art Gallery , SA & tour

1993 'Death', Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

1995 'The Loti & Victor Smorgon gift of Contemporary Australian Art', MCA, NSW

2001 'Darkness & Light, McClelland Gallery, Vic, & Auckland Gallery, NZ

2002 'It's a beautiful day', AGNSW & Ian Potter Museum of Art.



Museum of Modern Art , New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum , New York

Centro Cultural-Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico

National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Victoria

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

Queensland Art Gallery

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Museum And Art Gallery , Launceston

Newcastle Region Art Gallery

Wollongong City Art Gallery

Geelong Art Gallery

Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Bendigo Art Gallery

Riddoch Art Gallery , Mount Gambier

Monash University Gallery Melbourne

The University of Melbourne Museum of Art

University of NSW Collection

Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

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