John Olsen
the you beaut country

10 Mar – 12 Jun 2017

Location: Major exhibition gallery

Charges apply

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.

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Tickets can be used once, anytime the exhibition is open. You don’t specify a date or time when booking.

$16 adult
$14 concession
$12 member
$40 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$8 child (5-17 years)
Free for children under 5
A $2 transaction fee applies for online purchases

Adman and John Olsen exhibitions
Joint ticket offer
$26 adult
$23 concession
$20 member
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John Olsen multi-entry ticket
$26 adult
$24 concession
$20 member
Only available at the Gallery

Image: John Olsen Sydney Sun [or King Sun] 1965 (detail), National Gallery of Australia © John Olsen