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Australian artist

Hinder, Frank (1906-1992)

Self-portrait of artist Frank Hinder from a collection of thirty-two photographs taken en route and at the RAAF Base in Townsville; taken at camp near Charters Towers, Queensland, 1942; donated by the artist to the collection of the Australian War Memorial ART91611

Hinder studied in Sydney, Chicago and New York between 1924 and 1931, and taught in Boston from 1931 to 1934. He returned to Sydney joining Grace Crowley, Rah Fizelle and Ralph Balson in advancing the modernist movement, notably introducing cubist and futurist influences. From 1939 to 1944 he worked as an instructor and research officer in the Camouflage Wing of the RAE. in Sydney, Canberra, Queensland and New Guinea.

The artwork in this exhibition

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