A pioneer on the Brisbane art scene, Phil has been around since 1974 and specialises in 19th-century and modern Australian paintings and sculpture. Indeed, his gallery represents some of the country's most revered artists, among them Charles Blackman, Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart. See the website for upcoming shows.

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