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Streeton

Arthur Streeton Land of the Golden Fleece 1926, private collection, Sydney

The most significant retrospective of Australian impressionist artist Arthur Streeton ever held

Arthur Streeton’s brilliant evocations of light, land and sea are amongst the most enduring and popular paintings for many Australians. His sun-drenched impressionist landscapes from the 1880s, joyful depictions of Sydney Harbour in the 1890s, and pastoral paintings from the 1920s and 30s continue to define an image of our unique environment.

Streeton will present a fresh look at these much-loved works, enriched by a selection from the artist’s international career in Egypt, England, Italy and WWI France. Streeton’s environmental activism on his return to Australia in the 1920s led to paintings which are prescient of our current highly charged debates on the destruction of the natural world.

The exhibition will feature over 150 works from public and private collections, including some not exhibited for over 100 years. The accompanying book includes new writing by Wayne Tunnicliffe (ed), Roger Benjamin, Tim Bonyhady, Jane Clark, Paula Dredge, Allison Goudie, Anne Gray, Hannah Hutchison, Simon Ives, Emma Kindred, Denise Mimmocchi, Nick Yelverton and Andrew Yip.

For families, there are also children’s labels, a children’s trail and an activity sheet with ideas for creating art at home.

NSW Government, sydney.com, Art Gallery Society NSW, Art Gallery of NSW Presidents Council, Neville Holmes Grace Exhibition Endowment Fund, Macquarie, The Monthly The Saturday Paper 7am, Sofitel, Porter’s Original Paints. Westfield Sydney

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7 Nov 2020 – 14 Feb 2021

Tickets can be used once, anytime the exhibition is open.

$22 adult
$20 concession
$18 member
$56 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$12 child/youth (5-17 years)
Free for children under 5
$2 transaction fee applies online

Also available
Gallery Pass ticket offer
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2020 and Streeton
$35 adult
$32 concession
$30 member

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Contemporary galleries