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Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read
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About the Artist:
Read is a self taught artist and first started painting under the governors pleasure. Read who's spent about half his life in jail is famous for a series of books about his life of violence in the Melbourne underworld and the 2000 film "Chopper".
"Mark's use of colour is fantastic and the subject matter is very
Australian, good humour with a touch of reality" Tristan Jones says
of Tristan's The Gallery in Perth, Western Australia. Read is also
identified with Ned Kelly, the iconic bushranger which is present is
most of his current works, he also described his art as "primitive
Jones says it's great art well balanced and would certainly make a great conversation piece in your home.