Date: 02/03/2014 to 09/06/2014
Some of the finest examples of British art will travel to Australia for the first time in March 2014. Close to 100 works from the Royal Academy of Arts, London, featuring revered works by J.M. W. Turner, Thomas Gainsborough, John Constable, John Singer Sargent, Henry Fuseli, John Everett Millais, John William Waterhouse and Sir Joshua Reynolds will be showcased.
The exhibition will draw on the wealth of the Royal Academy collections ranging from paintings and sculpture to works on paper and historic books. Australian works drawn from collections across State galleries in Australia will sit alongside these masterpieces. The Royal Academy has existed for 245 years and this exhibition will focus on a key period in the institutions history, the â€˜long 19th centuryâ€™ from 1768 to 1918.
This exhibition has been curated by MaryAnne Stevens and Helen Valentine, with Nick Savage and Annette Wickham, from the Royal Academy of Arts and Karen Quinlan and Tansy Curtin from Bendigo Art Gallery. It has been organised by Bendigo Art Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
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