Books by Ben Quilty
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'
Artist Ben Quilty pauses to reflect on the human stories that continue to influence and inspire his craft.
Richard Flanagan discovers the ‘fury of meaning’ within Ben Quilty’s 2016 painting, ‘High tide mark’.