We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of New South Wales stands.

Sidney Nolan | What’s in the box?

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Did you know that Sidney Nolan used house paints? Or that he had a special travelling case for them, so he could make art wherever he went? Head behind the scenes to the Gallery’s conservation lab with the Gallery’s head of paintings conservation Paula Dredge, who unpacks these amazing artifacts of Nolan’s process and shares the stories behind them.

Filmed on Gadigal Country at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

With thanks to Together In Art supporters: Philanthropic support partner AGNSW Women’s Art Group | Presenting partner of the AGNSW Australian art collection Macquarie Bank