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Black, Dorothea (Dorrit) Foster (1891 - 1951)

Born
23 December 1891
Burnside, South Australia
Died
13 September 1951
Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation
Artist

Summary

Dorrit Black held her first solo exhibition in 1930 at the Macquarie Galleries in Sydney. She established the Modern Art Centre to promote and teach modernism, and in 1944 founded Group 9 as a forum for modernist artists.

Sources used to compile this entry: North, Ian, 'Black, Dorothea Foster (Dorrit) (1891-1951)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070308b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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