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Sydney moderns: art for a new world



Sydney moderns: art for a new world
AUSTRALIA
SYDNEY  •  Art Gallery of New South Wales  •  Ongoing
 
 

Sydney moderns: art for a new world showcases more than 180 of these early modern works by Australia’s most celebrated and respected artists. Spanning the years between 1915 and the early 1940s, the exhibition presents the diverse and versatile forms of Sydney modernism and considers their relationship to modern Australian life, to nationalism and internationalism, and to Australia’s dominant artistic genre, landscape painting.

Grace Cossington-Smith: The Bridge In Curve from 1930
Grace Cossington-Smith: The Bridge In Curve, 1930

The exhibition includes the artists Margaret Preston, Roy de Maistre, Roland Wakelin, Grace Cossington Smith, Thea Proctor, Grace Crowley, Ralph Balson, Rah Fizelle, Frank and Margel Hinder, Margo and Gerald Lewers, Dorrit Black, Olive Cotton, Max Dupain and Harold Cazneaux, along with important works by Sydney’s lesser known ‘lost moderns’, such as Tempe Manning, Niel A Gren, Frank Weitzel and Fred Coventry.

In addition to paintings, prints, photography and sculpture, Sydney moderns features artists’ work in design and the decorative arts.



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Contact: Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road
The Domain, Sydney
Australia

Tel: (61) 2 9225 17 44

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