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Thursday, 2 February 2017

Sidney Nolan Centenary

From Sidney Nolan Trust

Nolan in Britain Symposium, March 3

"The Menzies Centre is excited to host a Nolan in Britain symposium at King's College London, exploring eminent Australian artist Sidney Nolan's work and life in Britain.

This half-day symposium will be moderated by Jonathan Watkins, Director of Birmingham’s acclaimed Ikon Gallery, and will feature the following speakers:
Nicholas Usherwood (curator, art critic and writer)
Shaun Gladwell (Australian contemporary artist)
Kate McMillan (artist & Teaching Fellow at King's College London)
further speakers to be confirmed

In 2017, the Sidney Nolan Trust will present a nationwide programme of exhibitions, events and publications to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Australian artist Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA. The year long programme will include contributions from some of the UK's most prestigious cultural institutions, reflecting Nolan's standing as a leading figure of 20th century art".

'A new generation of art lovers should see the genius of Sidney Nolan', Mark Brown,  The Guardian

The Ned Kelly series gallery, National Gallery of Australia

Sidney Nolan, Boat (Hydra), Art Gallery of NSW

Boat and Coastline

Bishop, Hydra, NGV


Another Hydra painting

The Gallipoli Series, Australian War Memorial 

Rimbaud and his brother in a boat as boys (1982), Canberra Museum and Gallery

Rimbaud in Harar
Oil on hardboard, 1963
60 x 48 inches

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