Audio Descriptions: NGV Australia Collection Highlights

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The artwork is accompanied by two tracks. The first track includes the artwork description plus some factual information. The second track for each artwork is a piece of music selected to complement the work.

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John Brack, Collins St, 5p.m., 1955

Detailed description:

Related music:
John Brack’s widow, Helen, selected music by Béla Bartok as it is “filled with angst, as is John’s picture.”
Béla Bartók, arranged by Charles Berry, ‘Viola Concerto Adagio’, released 2018

John BRACK, Collins St, 5p.m. 1955 (detail)
oil on canvas, 114.8 x 162.8 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, 1956.
© Helen Brack