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Ben Quilty
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Ben Quilty is an Australian artist and social commentator.

Books by Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty

A celebration of the last two decades of work from Australian artist Ben Quilty, to coincide with a major retrospective of his work. With a Foreword by Richard Flanagan.

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Home

A collection of drawings by Syrian children, the most vulnerable victims of a brutal civil war, curated by Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty, with a Foreword by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan.

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Notes on an Exodus

Notes on the exodus of refugees from Syria, by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan. With illustrations from Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty.

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'Every single child draws the truth': Ben Quilty and Richard Flanagan on the refugee crisis

When artist Ben Quilty and author Richard Flanagan saw a six-year-old girl draw her life in Syria, they knew they had to do something. The result is the book Home – Drawings by Syrian Children. Flanagan says the book is 'not just about the civil war but about our times ... When you start looking at these pictures in detail, you see the horror, the sadness, the beauty they've lost and what's important to them'

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Ever-Evolving Narratives

Artist Ben Quilty pauses to reflect on the human stories that continue to influence and inspire his craft.

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