Portrait of Janine Burke

Janine Burke

Janine Burke is an art historian, biographer, novelist and freelance curator.

Janine Burke is an art historian, biographer, award-winning novelist and curator. She has written a series of biographies on the Heide Circle including Joy Hester (1983), Australian Gothic: A Life of Albert Tucker (2002) and The Heart Garden: Sunday Reed and Heide (2004). She also edited Dear Sun: The Letters of Sunday Reed and Joy Hester (1995). Her most recent book is Nest: The Art of Birds (2012). Janine is the author of eight novels and winner of the 1986 Victorian Premier's Award for fiction. In 2014, she curated Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing for the Freud Museum London.