COLLECTION STORIES

Constanze Zikos - Fake flag 1994
Constanze ZIKOS
Fake flag (1994)
thermo-setting laminate, enamel paint, crayon, metallic and plastic self-adhesive tape on composition board
(a-h) 198.1 x 262.2 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1999
1999.29.a-h
© Courtesy of the artist

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The NGV Collection Stories explore three major themes: Identity, Melbourne and Landscape and environment.

These themes are explored using works in the NGV Collection of Australian Art.

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Tom ROBERTS
Shearing the rams 1890
oil on canvas on composition board
122.4 x 183.3 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1932
4654-3

Identity

An exploration of identity, including historical and contemporary perspectives on national, cultural and personal identity in Australian art.

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Patricia PICCININI
Psychogeography (1996); (1998) {printed}
from the Psycho series 1996, in The mutant genome project 1994-
type C photograph
120.6 x 258.4 cm (image) 126.9 x 278.8 cm (sheet)
ed. 1/6
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Optus Communications Pty Limited, Member, 1998
1998.252
© Courtesy of the artist

Landscape and environment

Australian artists explore, observe and respond to the landscape and nature, recording both the environment and our relationship with it.

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William Barak
Wurundjeri
Figures in possum skin cloaks 1898
pencil, wash, charcoal solution, gouache and earth pigments on paper
57.0 x 88.8 cm (image and sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1962
1215A-5

Melbourne

Land of the Wurundjeri and the making of Melbourne, from marvellous to modern, told by the NGV Collection of Australian art.

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