The National Gallery will be putting on the UK's first exhibition devoted entirely to Australia's Impressionist movement.
Australian Impressionism is closely related and yet entirely distinct from its European counterparts, manifesting itself in a way particularly suited to the Australian landscapes, and helping to forge a new sense of national identity.
It collects together forty works from four of the biggest names -- Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, Charles Conder and John Peter Russell -- many of which have never been shown in the UK before.
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Craig’s review – “Do you know what the nicest thing about the National Gallery in the evening is? -- the peace and quiet. I was walking here from Leicester Square five minutes ago and it was all busy busy busy. Pavements heaving, people jostling bustling barging elbows out, running everywhere, cars all over the place, sirens blaring. And then you walk through the gallery double doors a… continued”
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