100 moments in Australian painting from the Art Gallery of New South Wales / Barry Pearce.

Author
Pearce, Barry [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Publishing, 2014.
Description
224 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm

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Annotation. What makes a painting endure and resonate through time? What makes a masterpiece? Highly respected art curator Barry Pearce provides a personal tour of 100 of his favourite Australian paintings from the walls and vaults of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.Pearce profiles works from the most famous names in Australian art, including Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin, Grace Cossington Smith, Sidney Nolan, Margaret Preston, Fred Williams, Brett Whiteleyand Ben Quilty. He reveals intriguing stories behind some of Australiaa s best-loved paintings, and uncovers lesser-known gems along the way.
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Includes index.
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One hundred moments in Australian painting from the Art Gallery of New South Wales
ISBN
  • 9781742231297 (hardback)
  • 1742231292 (hardback)
OCLC
871245837
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