Vale John Nixon: A giant with a huge creative footprint

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Rigorous of mind, generous of spirit - Melbourne artist John Nixon touched a generation of artists and leaves a legacy of Australian abstraction that will shape contemporary art dialogue for years to come.

Tributes have flooded social media channels this week, as news hit that Melbourne artist John Nixon passed away in the early hours of Tuesday morning (18 August) after a year-long struggle with leukaemia.

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