Posts made in April, 2017

Nolan Centenary Update III

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Nolan | 1 comment

Nolan Centenary Update III

As I write this, one day after the Centenary of Sidney Nolan’s birth on 22 April 1917, the Australian weekend papers – certainly those of the Fairfax Media – have double page spreads about him. Well briefed by a Media Release entitled Sidney Nolan’s man behind Ned Kelly mask revealed and issued by the Heide Museum of Modern Art, the newspaper articles feature a double photo with his 1945 painting Ned Kelly “Nobody knows anything about my case but myself” beside a...

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aCOMMENT on the catalogue “Transferences: Sidney Nolan in Britain”

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017 in Nolan | 2 comments

aCOMMENT on the catalogue “Transferences: Sidney Nolan in Britain”

Described as “the first exhibition of the artist’s work in a British museum since 1992,” the exhibition Transferences: Sidney Nolan in Britain opened on 18 February 2017 at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, UK and continues until 4 June. A news clip by That’s Solent TV can be seen here.     The catalogue, which is reviewed here, is edited by Rebecca Daniels with contributions from her and several others. It is an impressive publication (see the contents page...

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