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Installation view of Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colonnes Pascale 2012 © the artist

Installation view of Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colonnes Pascale 2012 © the artist

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Featured acquisitions

Guy Maestri The rain song 2020.

Guy Maestri The rain song 2020. Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales to celebrate 150 years of the Art Gallery of New South Wales 2020

Tempe Manning Self portrait 1939. Private collection. © Estate of Tempe Manning

Tempe Manning Self-portrait 1939. Art Gallery of New South Wales, acquired with the support of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2021

Brenda L Croft Untitled (Billie/Hetti #1), from the series Strange Fruit 1994. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchased with funds provided by the Young Friends of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1994

Brenda L Croft Untitled (Billie/Hetti #1) 1994, from the series Strange Fruit 1994. Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Young Friends of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1994

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Ah Xian Evolutionaura13: Taihu Rock-1 2011-2013. Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2014

Grace Cossington Smith Arums growing c 1927. Art Gallery of New South Wales, acquired with the support of the Art Gallery Society of NSW through the Dagmar Halas Bequest 2016

Grace Cossington Smith Arums growing c 1927. Art Gallery of New South Wales, acquired with the support of the Art Gallery Society of NSW through the Dagmar Halas Bequest 2016

John Russell In the afternoon 1891. Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2016

John Russell In the afternoon 1891. Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2016

Installation view of Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colonnes Pascale 2012 © the artist

Installation view of Pascale Marthine Tayou’s Colonnes Pascale 2012 © the artist

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