Jacks, Robert, 1943-

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Jacks, Robert, 1943-

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  • Jacks, Bob, 1943-2014
  • Jacks, Robert, 1943-2014

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Robert Jacks was an Australian artist specialising in painting, sculpture and printmaking. Born in Melbourne in 1943, Jacks studied sculpture at Prahran Technical College and painting at RMIT between 1958 and 1962. He worked in the United States and Canada from 1969 to 1978 and refined his abstract, minimalist style during this period. He has been the subject of major exhibitions and retrospectives including Robert Jacks: Order and Variation at the NGV Australia in 2014. He is also known for his artists' books. Jacks died in 2014.


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AU NLA 35835025

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Revised, FF, 27-Apr-2020.




National Gallery of Victoria 'Robert Jacks: Order and Variation', accessed online, 27-Apr-2020.
Artist entry, Design & Art Australia Online (DAAO), accessed online, 27-Apr-2020.

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Revised with alternative forms of name, dates of existence, history, authority identifier and sources, FF, 27-Apr-2020.

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