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The National 4 Australian Art Now

Five women in a row. Three are sitting on stools and two are standing.

Left to right: The National 4 curators Beatrice Gralton (Art Gallery of NSW), Jane Devery (MCA Australia), Freja Carmichael and Aarna Fitzgerald Hanley (Carriageworks), and Emily Rolfe (Campbelltown Arts Centre), photo: Renee Nowytarger

A celebration of contemporary Australian art

The National 4 Australian Art Now

24 March – 23 July 2023

Art Gallery of New South Wales

South Building

Ground level

Lower level 2

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This is the fourth edition of a biennial survey of contemporary Australian art, showcasing work being made across the country by artists of different generations and cultural backgrounds.

The National 4 is a partnership between four of Sydney’s leading cultural institutions: the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Staged concurrently at the four venues, the 2023 edition will be curated by Beatrice Gralton at the Art Gallery of New South Wales; Emily Rolfe at Campbelltown Arts Centre; Freja Carmichael and Aarna Fitzgerald Hanley at Carriageworks; and Jane Devery at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.