John Olsenthe you beaut country
10 Mar – 12 Jun 2017
Location: Major exhibition gallery
This is the most comprehensive display ever mounted on one of Australia’s greatest living artists.
The exhibition surveys John Olsen’s remarkable seven-decade career, including paintings, ceramics, tapestries and works on paper from collections across Australia.
It features some of his most iconic and arresting works, including large-scale paintings of Sydney Harbour and Lake Eyre and his career-defining landscape series The you beaut country.
Olsen is renowned for his energetic painting style and his lyrical depictions of the Australian landscape and its life-forms. The exhibition traces the development of his spectacular and idiosyncratic vision, highlighting his lifelong interest in the natural world and his continued pursuit to capture the Australian identity.
A National Gallery of Victoria exhibition in association with the Art Gallery of NSW.
Tickets can be used once, anytime the exhibition is open. You don’t specify a date or time when booking.
$40 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$8 child (5-17 years)
Free for children under 5
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Image: John Olsen Sydney Sun [or King Sun] 1965 (detail), National Gallery of Australia © John Olsen