Herbert Badham (1899–1961)

Badham studied at the Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, between 1925 and 1938. An early modernist, his predominantly figurative paintings depict city life and beach scenes. A passionate art educator, he published A study of Australian art in 1949. His application to become an official war artist in 1942 was unsuccessful.

Works featured in this exhibition

The fairground, Sydney 1944 The fairground, Sydney 1944