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Sally Gabori, Dibirdibi country 2010

Sally Gabori Dibirdibi country 2010, Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors Group © Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

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  • acquire Australian artworks for our world-class collection, which includes Charles Conder’s Departure of the Orient – Circular Quay 1888, Grace Cossington Smith’s Arums growing c1927, Grace Crowley’s Abstract 1953, Tom Robert’s The Golden Fleece 1894 and Arthur Streeton’s Fire’s on 1891

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    Moira Saunders
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    Tel 0481 097 258

    Lisa-Marie Murphy
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Works acquired with funds from Foundation supporters

Ricky Swallow, Killing Time 2003—2004

Ricky Swallow Killing Time 200304 (detail)

Sally Gabori, Dibirdibi country 2010

Sally Gabori Dibirdibi country 2010

Cy Twombly, Three studies from the Temeraire

Cy Twombly Three studies from the Temeraire 1998–99 (detail) 

Hiroharu Itaya Night procession of one hundred goblins c1820 (detail)

Hiroharu Itaya Night procession of one hundred goblins c1820 (detail)

Conrad Martens, Apsley Falls 1874

Conrad Martens Apsley Falls 1874

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Three bathers 1913

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Three bathers 1913

Bill Henson, Untitled 2005/06 2005—2006

Bill Henson Untitled 2005/06 2005–06 (detail)