Collins St, 5p.m. 1955
oil on canvas
114.8 x 162.8 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
© National Gallery of Victoria
This education resource accompanies the retrospective exhibition John Brack (2009–2010) which surveyed the complete oeuvre of this acclaimed Australian artist and presented paintings and works on paper from every major series he produced. The resource features a 24-page guide with questions, learning activities, quotations and commentaries to support and model students’ responses. An audio guide offers insightful commentary on works in the exhibition and an image bank presents Brack’s key works together with contextual and comparative images. Students can also take part in an interactive analysis of Brack's famous painting Collins St, 5 p.m.