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Monet: Impression Sunrise on now

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Senior Indonesian artist @tisnasanjaya describes his work as an ‘optimistic symbol of hope facing changes in the world’.
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Sanjaya has arrived @nationalgalleryaus to build and elaborately decorate a boat known as the kora-kora—popularly recognised as a fairground ride—for Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia. This weekend his boat becomes the site of a series of public discussions on a range of political and environmental issues. Open Friday 21 June, Level 1, FREE. #contemporaryworlds #tisnasanjaya


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Monet forever ...
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Monet: Impression Sunrise is open late each Monday until 7pm. Link in bio.
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#monetnga @visitcanberra @exhibitionsaus @museemarmottanmonet_ #monet
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[Claude Monet 'Creuse Valley, evening effect [Vallée de La Creuse, effet du soir]' 1889, oil on canvas, 65 x 81 cm, Bequest of Michel Monet 1966, Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris]


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'there was a very considerable eruption at the time, of which I am going to make a picture. 'Tis the most wonderful sight of nature.' Joseph Wright of Derby immediately began the first of many views of Vesuvius, capturing the changing light— a precusor to Monet's similar explorations almost a century later. In Monet: Impression Sunrise. Tickets via link in bio.
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#monetnga @visitcanberra @exhibitionsaus @museemarmottanmonet_ #josephwrightofderby #monet
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[Joseph Wright of Derby A view of Vesuvius from Posillipo, Naples c. 1788–90, oil on canvas, 54 x 77.5 cm, James and Diana Ramsay Fund 2008, @agsa.adelaide]


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Join us for the after hours opening of Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia, as we showcase 20 of the most exciting contemporary artists from Bali and Java’s key artistic centres of Bandung, Yogyakarta and Jakarta. Experience performance by @octora_ox, @duto_hardono, @tisnasanjaya and @suryodarmomel, a DJ set by @ujihahan and @uma_dua, and wander exciting immersive installations.
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Friday 21 June, 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Level 1, @nationalgalleryaus
@capitalbrewing bar and food available.
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[@ekonugroho_studio 'Carnival trap 2' 2018 and 'Demokrasi (Democracy)' 2015-18, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2018]


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Francesco is still stub-burn-ly holding onto his iphone. Only just ...
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#fridayswithfrancesco #checkingin #ursfischer #lit
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[Urs Fischer 'Francesco' 2017, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased with the assistance of the Foundation Gala Dinner Fund 2019, ©️️ Urs Fischer, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London]


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Find yourself in an intimate moment with Monet and the pioneers of Impressionism in a premium session, available each weekend from 9am – 10am. Link in bio.
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#monetnga @visitcanberra @exhibitionsaus @museemarmottanmonet_
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[Eugène Boudin Sunset at low tide [Coucher de soliel a maree basse] 1884, oil on canvas, 115 x 160 cm, Musée de Beaux-Arts de Saint-Lô]


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'My painting comes from me. It’s from my country, that important story about birds and Purukapali. The designs on body, face and canvas relate to my country, Yimpinari.' Find Janice Murray Pungautiji in our Body Language exhibition, Learning Gallery, Level 2, FREE.
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Supported by Indigenous arts partner @wesfarmersarts #yearofindigenouslanguages #knowmyname #janicemurray
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[Janice Murray Melville Island, Northern Territory 'not titled [Tutini, male in ceremonial dress, campfire and campdog]' 1999 ©️ Janice Murray and @jilamaraartsandcrafts]


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'I have this very, what you call today, 'square' idea that art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.' Anni Albers was born #otd 1899. #annialbers #onthisday
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[Anni Albers 'C' 1969©️ Anni Albers. ARS/Copyright Agency]


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'Apart from painting and gardening, I am good for nothing. My greatest masterpiece is my garden.' Claude Monet
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'Monet: Impression Sunrise' on now. Bookings via link in bio.
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#monetnga @visitcanberra @exhibitionsaus @museemarmottanmonet_ #monet #impressionism #nationalgalleryaus
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[Claude Monet 'Waterlilies [Nymphéas]' 1903 Bequest of Michel Monet 1966, Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris]


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Cute! 👫👫🐴
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In Bodies of art: Human form from the national collection, Lower Ground, FREE.
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[Nagé people, Flores, Indonesia 'Ancestral horse with two riders [ja heda or jara heda]' 19th century or earlier]


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In a letter to a friend, Gustave Courbet wrote 'twenty-five autumn skies—each one more extraordinary and free than the last,' after visiting Trouville on the Normandy coast in 1865. Courbet was born #otd 1819. Find him alongside Monet's early influences in Monet: Impression Sunrise. Open late on Mondays until 7pm. Link in bio.
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#monetnga @visitcanberra @exhibitionsaus @museemarmottanmonet_ #courbet #gustavecourbet
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[Gustave Courbet 'Low tide, the beach at Trouville [La Plage de Trouville à marée basse]' 1865, oil on canvas, 44.5 x 59.2 cm, Kerry Stokes Collection, Perth]


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'It would be thirty years since I last saw Blue poles. I thought it was fabulous then, and it's fabulous now. There was that massive controversy around it, but it was quite visionary buying something like this, and no one understood it.' Tracey, from Melbourne. International art, Level 2, FREE.
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[Jackson Pollock 'Blue poles' 1952 © Pollock-Krasner Foundation. ARS/Copyright Agency http://bit.ly/2W7ZCl6] #jacksonpollock #bluepoles #nationalgalleryaus


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