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  1. 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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    • 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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      • 62 74789 - Arthur Boyd 'Paintings in the studio: Figure supporting back legs and Interior with black rabbit' 1973-74

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        Arthur Boyd 'Paintings in the studio: Figure supporting back legs and Interior with black rabbit' 1973-74 The Arthur Boyd Gift 1975 In the 1970s, critical opinion was predicting that…

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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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          • 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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            • 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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              • 58 28926 - Sidney Nolan 'Ned Kelly' 1946

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                Sidney Nolan 'Ned Kelly' 1946 Gift of Sunday Reed 1977 ‘We rob their banks We thin their ranks And ask no thanks For what we do.’ -Historical record ‘This…

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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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                    • 55 38660 - Sidney Nolan 'Boy and the moon' c.1939-40

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                      Sidney Nolan 'Boy and the moon' c.1939-40 Purchased 1976 © Sidney Nolan Trust When Boy and the moon was first exhibited in 1940, the extreme simplicity of its composition…

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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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                        • 53 76616 - Russell Drysdale 'The drover's wife' c.1945

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                          Russell Drysdale 'The drover's wife' c.1945 A gift to the people of Australia by Mr and Mrs Benno Schmidt of New York and Esperance, Western Australia through the American Friends…

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