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While Brett Whiteley was at school in Bathurst, he was interested in landscape painting and became influenced by the Post Impressionists. The artist Vincent Van Gogh espicially interested him and Whiteley refered to him in many of his artworks.

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Did Brett Whiteley enjoy art in school?

Brett Whiteley did enjoy art in school that's why he became an artist

Did Brett Whiteley enjoy art at school?

yes he did because if he didn't he wouldn't of become a famous artist

Why is Brett Whiteley famous?

Because he is a famous artist with his paintings

The famous artist Brett Whiteley was born in England?

No, he was born in Sydney, Australia.

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Brett Whiteley's nationality is Australian.

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Vanessa was a friend of Brett Whiteley.

Where did Brett Whiteley grow up?

Brett Whiteley grew up in Longueville New South Wales Australia

What was the controversy about Brett Whiteley winning the Archibald prize in 1976?

The controversy surrounding Brett Whiteley's win of the Archibald prize in 1976 stemmed from accusations that his painting, "Self Portrait in the Studio," contained elements that were not painted by the artist himself, specifically the background. Some claimed that the painting violated the rules of the competition. However, Whiteley defended his work, stating that the background was necessary to convey the artist's environment and process. Ultimately, Whiteley was allowed to keep the prize.

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Where was Brett whiteley born?

in Alaska

Brett Whiteley Opera House?

Brett Whiteley is known for painting a picture of the Opera House in Sydney, Australia. He painted it in the year 1982.

Where did Brett whiteley live?

he lived in sydney