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	Image: John Olsen Dry salvages 1956 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Four quartets

Hear the poetry that influenced John Olsen

Experience poetry and painting in harmony as you hear some of the verse that inspired John Olsen while viewing his lyrical paintings.

Inside the exhibition John Olsen: the you beaut country actor Felix Gentle will read excerpts from TS Eliot’s The dry salvages, Dylan Thomas’ The force that through the green fuse drives the flower, Shakespeare’s The tempest and Kenneth Slessor’s Five bells.

Image: John Olsen Dry salvages 1956 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
24 May - 7 June 2017

Free with exhibition entry

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery

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