Marcus Wills | the artist




The artist Marcus Wills
Born 1972, Kaniva, Victoria, Australia.
Lives and works in Melbourne.

Style and technique of the artist: Archibald Prize, Painting,


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The struggling artist’s life is not glamorous – self-obsession, sleepless nights, takeaway food, piles of mess in rough digs. Then along comes an Archibald Prize…
…Wills, who lives in Melbourne, says he was inspired by a 16th century Flemish etching by Marcus Gheeraerts the elder, an engraver, illustrator and painter best remembered as the illustrator of the 1567 edition of Aesop’s fables, and chose Melbourne-based sculptor Paul Juraszek as his subject…
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