Posts made in November, 2018

Nolan’s Adelaide ladies: from English soil and Adelaide

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Nolan | 0 comments

Nolan’s Adelaide ladies: from English soil and Adelaide

In 1964 Sidney Nolan painted at least 59 large portrait style works, known generically as the Adelaide Ladies. In 2016, friend and fellow Nolan enthusiast Andrew Turley wrote and published A guide to the ladies: 59 works by Sidney Nolan – April 1964 to June 1964 which documents his research into this little known area of Nolan’s oeuvre.   The Foreword, Introduction and Epilogue to Andrew’s book can be read here. This post reproduces the chapter that examines in...

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Adelaide ladies

Posted by on Nov 22, 2018 in Nolan | 0 comments

Adelaide ladies

In 2016, friend and fellow Nolan enthusiast Andrew Turley wrote and published A guide to the ladies: 59 works by Sidney Nolan – April 1964 to June 1964 which documents his research into the so-called “Adelaide Ladies”, a little known area of Nolan’s oeuvre. Andrew’s comments about these paintings on the recent ABC film documentary Nolan has sparked an interest in them and a call for more information, which this website is pleased to provide.   This...

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