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Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly, 1946. Enamel on composition board, 90.8 x 121.5 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Gift of Sunday Reed 1977
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This September the Royal Academy of Arts will present Australia, the most significant survey of Australian art ever mounted in this country, which will feature several pieces never before seen in the UK.

The exhibition will span more than 200 years, from 1800 to the present day, across 200 works, including paintings, drawings, photography, watercolours and multimedia.

The focus will be on the landscape, as it is inextricably linked to the story of Australia. An ancient land of dramatic beauty and enjoyment, yet seemingly loaded with mystery and danger, this deep connection has provided inspiration for Australian artists for many years.

Reflecting the vastness of the land and diversity of its people, early, as well as contemporary Aboriginal art will sit alongside the work of some of today’s most established Australian artists.

Through the means of various art forms light will be shed on a period of rapid and intense change, uncovering the social and cultural evolution of a nation, from the impact of the first settlers to the enterprising urbanisation of the last 100 years.

As part of the exhibition a new sculpture will be created for the Royal Academy’s Annenberg Courtyard that reflects the theme of the exhibition, whilst fitting within the context of its British setting.

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Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, London, W1J 0BD

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Opening Times:

21 Sep - 08 Dec 2013 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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