I was fortunate to see this exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (Federation Square) days before it ended.
Both were accomplished print makers, painters and sculptors.
Whitely's drawings are very beautiful, and Baldessin's prints are intricate.
Part of Whitely's zoo series in which he shows the hand of the artist
I like this print of Baldessin's, (below) largely because of the complex and successful composition and the elaborate use of layering
Below is American Dream by Whitely. There is another third at least that is not shown here,
It is a sprawling work of collage and mixed media - largely critical of the political and social currents in America at the time. Some of the details are very personal and telling