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  1. 66 43103 - Tony Tuckson 'White over red on blue' c.1971

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    Tony Tuckson 'White over red on blue' c.1971 Purchased 1978 © Tony Tuckson. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia '[this painting brought] us back to something more important:…

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    • 65 25033 - Tony Tuckson 'Watery' c.1960

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      Tony Tuckson 'Watery' c.1960 Gift of Margaret Tuckson 2002 © Tony Tuckson. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia Although Tony Tuckson is now recognised as a major painter of the postwar…

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      • 64 46510 - Ian Fairweather 'Shalimar' c.1962

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        Ian Fairweather 'Shalimar' c.1962 Purchased 1962 Born in Scotland in 1891, Ian Fairweather spent his formative years in England and studied at the Slade school. Early in his adult…

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        • 51 110440 - Albert Tucker 'Sunbathers' 1944

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          Albert Tucker 'Sunbathers' 1944 Purchased 1981 © Barbara Tucker. Courtesy Barbara Tucker. In Sunbathers Albert Tucker projected his feelings of unease and anxiety during…

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          • 59 47535 - Grace Crowley 'Abstract painting' 1947

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            Grace Crowley 'Abstract painting' 1947 Purchased 1959 Between 1947 and 1953 Grace Crowley painted an extraordinary series of geometric abstract paintings, among the first in Australia.…

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            • 60 32317 - Ralph Balson 'Constructive painting' 1951

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              Ralph Balson 'Constructive painting' 1951 Purchased 1977 © Ralph Balson Estate Constructive painting shows Balson's exquisite use of colour and mastery of subtle tonal…

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              • 61 31777 - Arthur Boyd 'Boat builders, Eden' 1948

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                Arthur Boyd 'Boat builders, Eden' 1948 Purchased 1977 Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust In Arthur Boyd's work there is a complex weaving together of imagery…

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                • 63 115738 - Ian Fairweather 'Monastery' 1961

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                  Ian Fairweather 'Monastery' 1961 Purchased 1976 By the time that Ian Fairweather undertook his painting Monastery, he was recognised as a considerable artistic talent in Australia.…

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                  • 57 49600 - Sidney Nolan 'Kiata' c.1943

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                    Sidney Nolan 'Kiata' c.1943 Purchased 1973 © Sidney Nolan Trust Between 1942 and 1944 Sidney Nolan served in the Australian Army. Stationed in the Wimmera district of…

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                    • 56 71148 - Sam Atyeo 'Organised line to yellow' c.1933

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                      Sam Atyeo 'Organised line to yellow' c.1933 Purchased 1970 © courtesy of Mrs Sam Atyeo Imitating nature on a canvas is to put painting on a very low level. Interpreting…

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                      • 54 71164 - Russell Drysdale 'Emus in a landscape' 1950

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                        Russell Drysdale 'Emus in a landscape' 1950 Purchased 1970 © Estate of Russell Drysdale The experience of accompanying journalist Keith Norman to western New South Wales…

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                        • 48 7094 - James Cant 'Objects in a landscape' 1936

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                          James Cant 'Objects in a landscape' 1936 Purchased 1995 © James Cant. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia After briefly attending several art schools in Sydney, James Cant went…

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