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Contemporary Australian art

Ricky Swallow, Killing Time 2003—2004

Ricky Swallow Killing Time 200304, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Rudy Komon Memorial Fund and the Contemporary Collection Benefactors 2004 © Ricky Swallow. Courtesy Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney. Photo: AGNSW

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The Contemporary Collection Benefactors supports the acquisition of contemporary Australian art for the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ collection.

Funds raised by CCB have resulted in more than 300 new works for the collection since the group was established in 1992, including work by noted contemporary practitioners such as Brook Andrew, Mikala Dwyer, Shaun Gladwell, Bill Henson, Fiona Hall, Callum Morton and Ricky Swallow and major collection items such as James Angus’s Bugatti type 35 2006, Hossein Valamanesh’s Middle path 2008, Kathy Temin’s My monument: black garden 2010-11 and, in conjunction with the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales, Janet Laurence’s The memory of nature 2010.

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