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25th Anniversary Thank You from Christa and Charles

To our wonderful friends and sponsors, Our most humble thank you for supporting us over the past 25 years and bringing joy to our lives. Billich Gallery’s celebrated it’s 25th year, last night. We had stunning wine from Pepper Tree, darling … Continue reading

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From Lyricism to Billichism

Article written by Dr. Jean-François VERNAY, editor and publisher. Drawing upon Greco-Roman motives, Charles Billich can be described as a classicist with a quasi encyclopaedic knowledge. At times his paintings are surrealistic (1), impressionistic or even photo-realistic. His recent works … Continue reading

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Letter From Hell 2

Dear Charles, It’s been a Hell of a month! Not so much that Lucifer went back on his word and reduced my comp time maliciously, rather it’s the frenzy around Gaddafi’s impending arrival! Everybody is frying to make it the … Continue reading

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The Beautification of Pope John Paul II

Internationally renowned Australian artist Charles Billich’s sketch of the pope was inspired by a “brief but awe-inspiring meeting” Charles had with the pope in 1995 when he presented the pope with a portrait of BI Mary MacKillop specially commissioned for … Continue reading

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Torpedoes…

Ian Thorpe may be three times faster a swimmer than his coach… So why does he need him? Does he need a nag in order to win gold? As they say “those who can’t –teach!”. Quite a paradox.  So why … Continue reading

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Message for ANZAC Day 2011

Looking at the encouraging and positive records and trends in gradual disarmament’s and reduction of bellicosity, we are forced to conclude we are inexorably moving towards a war-free world.  In a few generations the young inhabitants of the globe will … Continue reading

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Letter From Hell

Dear Charles, Congratulations on  the portrait you did of me – you couldn’t have come up with a better allegory!… Up to my death 30yrs ago my regime painters have portrayed me some 30 times… Their flattery contributed to my … Continue reading

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