About the Badger and Fox Gallery
The Badger & Fox Gallery is based in a heritage listed, convict built terrace house in Surry Hills, Sydney, it offers an intimate and relaxed viewing space, the gallery is open by appointment only.
Peter Maddison the founder of the gallery is also a partner in Filter Fine Art which specialises in works by significant international artists at the forefront of modern and contemporary art, including; Damien Hirst, Julian Opie, Howard Hodgkin, Cornelia Parker, Sean Scully, Richard Serra, Grayson Perry and Antony Gormley to name a few
Peter has been an art collector and supporter of Australian and international art galleries and artists for many years with a primary focus on photography.
From 1972-75 Peter studied advertising and fashion photography at Medway College of Design (now UCA) and has worked as a photographer in the UK and overseas. Since 1986 Peter has been a partner at Flash Graphics with large format graphic production facilities in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.
Flash Graphics is currently a sponsor of the National Gallery of Australia and has worked closely with them on projects including ‘James Turrell – A Retrospective’, ‘Mudmen’ by Ramesh Nithiyendran, Fiona Hall’s ‘Wrong Way Time’ and ‘Light Moves: Contemporary Australian Video Art’ to name a few.
Peter initially started collecting the photographic works of the Australian photographers he met whilst publishing their works for the National Gallery of Australia and the Art Gallery of NSW. Over time the photographic collection has grown to include works by; Irving Penn, Andre Kertesz, Bill Henson, August Sander, Max Dupain, David Moore, Brassai, Harold Cazneaux, Gary Winogrand, Narelle Autio and Oliver Hopes to name a few.
Peter has been fascinated with Japan since his first visit in the 1970s and has Australia’s largest private collection of Japanese photography from the Edo and Meiji periods, 1860 – 1899, he is currently in the process of digitising and documenting this collection.
Over the years he has added the works of most of the major Australian artists of the 20th century and many international artists.
Peter is supportive of emerging artists both in Australia and overseas and has a large collection of works that do not appear on the website by: Izabella Pluta, Tim Corne, Mason Kimber, Ramesh Nithiyendran, Charles Dennington, Mark Booth, Hayley Meagan French, Nana Ohnesorge, Marley Freeman, Ian Williams, Ron Adams, Jess Bradford, Tony Mighell, Samuel Quinteros, Todd Robinson, Nancy Constandelia, Celia Gullett, Kate Dambach, Tim Corne, Sally Simpson and many more.
A visit to the Badger and Fox Gallery either in person or online is a memorable experience, photography, indigenous art, prints, drawings, period, modern, emerging and contemporary art, from 17th to 21st-century artists… Henson, Dupain, Sarah Raphael, Herman, Dobell, Coburn, Sharpe, Cassab, Whiteley, Freud, Picasso… there is something for everyone and every budget.
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For further information about any of the works listed or if you would like to make an appointment to view, please contact us by email info@BadgerandFoxGallery.com or call us on +61 416 199 313.