The Nolan Collection is an iconic group of paintings from 1945 to 1953 by Sidney Nolan that the artist gifted to the nation in 1974. The exhibition features photographs and original text following Nolan’s personal and creative journey from St Kilda lad to sophisticated artist.
CMAG manages The Nolan Collection on behalf of the Australian Government.
View all 141 works from the Nolan Collection at cmag.com.au/nolan
Sidney NOLAN Policeman in wombat hole, 1946. Enamel on composition.
Gift of the Artist to the People of Australia.
This nine-panel painting on loan from The Estate of Lady Nolan will show in conjunction with the Commonwealth Nolan Collection…
Nolan is one of Australia’s most iconic twentieth century artists whose life and loves among the Heide circle of artists in the 1940s were at first his idea of Eden but then became his own personal hell
Presented in dialogue with Sidney Nolan: Search for Paradise is a newly commissioned installation by Dean Cross
The Young Nolan Project is a new initiative where an individual school is invited to work on an extended program and present their resulting art to the public