Posts made in June, 2015

aCOMMENT: on Nancy Underhill’s “Sidney Nolan: a life” – a terrible beauty is born

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Heide, Nolan | 1 comment

aCOMMENT: on Nancy Underhill’s “Sidney Nolan: a life” – a terrible beauty is born

Dr Nancy Underhill’s new Nolan biography Sidney Nolan: a life is very good.   The first biography to really look at his life as a whole1 rather than in segments bearing on a particular theme or exhibition, it will become a classic standard text. And deservedly so.     Having regard to Sidney Nolan’s much avowed Irishness, I once worked out that he was just two days old on the first anniversary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising. This new biography of...

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