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Sidney Nolan’s Burke and Wills series

The late, great, Sir Sidney Nolan, one of Australia’s most prominent artists, marks several anniversaries in 2017.  This year sees both the centenary year of the artist’s birth and the 25th anniversary of his death.  To celebrate the life of the internationally acclaimed artist, immerse yourself in Nolan’s Australia, through the […]

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Lee Campbell Art Exhibition

Visit Bridgeman Studio artist Lee Campbell’s solo show at The Baxter Gallery, Kingston Grammar School in London Lee Campbell has been showing her colourful paintings nationally and internationally for over 20 years. Her works particularly embrace the hazy atmosphere of England’s landscapes and its haunting, misty mornings. She seeks a variety […]

Alice in Wonderland (oil on canvas) by George Dunlop Leslie, Royal Pavilion, Libraries & Museums, Brighton & Hove;
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A Celebration of Motherhood

For as long as artists have been wielding their brushes, the relationship between a mother and her child has been a foremost theme. To coincide with Mother’s Day, here are some of the most celebrated non-religious mother and child images in the history of art and an exploration of the […]

Ned Kelly, 1946 (enamel on composition board) by Sidney Nolan,  National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
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Alternative Histories: Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly Series

 Sir Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly paintings have formed some of the most recognisable imagery in Australia. The stylised figurative descriptions of Australia’s most notorious bushranger set in a sunburnt outback elicit memories of Australia’s recent British history. Painted mostly between 1946 and 1947, the works were made during a period […]