Pro Hart Dies at 77

The Australian artist Pro Hart passed away today at the age of 77. Although Hart is a household name in Australia, he was never really accepted in the art world, with very few art museums or important art collections having his work on the walls. The artist became famous throughout Australia after a carpet cleaning television advertisement where he created works of art on the carpet with food.
He was born Kevin Charles Hart on the 30th of May, 1928 in the mining town Broken Hill. Hart was a self taught artist that often painted outback scenes, landscapes, and floral works.
Pro Hart had been unable to paint for the past 6 months after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease. Hart died on the 28th of March, 2006.
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Australian artist and observer of things.. all kinds of things. I like a wide variety of art, from the weird and wonderful to the bold and beautiful.. and everything in between.


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