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Grace Cossington SMITH
The Bridge in-curve (1930)

Members Exclusive Viewing Opportunities: Brave New World – Australia 1930s

NGV Australia, Federation Square

Brave New World – Australia 1930s will reveal the complex forces at play in a decade of anxiety and anticipation for Australia. In the grips of the enervating Depression, Australians were also grappling with the looming threat of another World War and anxieties regarding the inexorable push into modernity. This exhibition examines the creative output of a turbulent decade for Australia in a showcase of Surrealism, Expressionism, and Abstraction.

Preview the exhibition before it opens to the public and gain insight into the ideas that shaped 1930s Australia with an Introductory Curator Talk.

Individual tickets required for previews and talks.

Thu 13 Jul, 2–5pm
Members Exhibition Preview: Brave New World – Australia 1930s

Preview the works on display before the exhibition opens to the public.

Cost $7 M

Thu 13 Jul, 1pm
Members Introductory Curator Talk: Brave New World

Gain insights into the works on display with an NGV Curator in this exclusive introductory talk for Members.

Cost $8 M

Venue Theatre, Ground level, NGV Australia

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