French Impressionism: From the Museum of Fine Arts Boston opens 4th June-3rd Oct 2021 at the National Gallery Victoria. The NGV will host 100+ works by Claude Monet, Vin­cent Van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edouard Manet, Camille Piss­ar­ro, Edgar Degas, Paul Cézanne and Mary Cassatt, including 79 paintings never been seen here before. The exhibition will chart…

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapperwritten by Linda SimonPublished 2017Political, cultural and technological factors led to the rise of women’s independence and the flapper era. In WWI women entered the workforce in large numbers, receiving the higher wages that working women would later demand. Just after WWI, the cl­assic flap­per image was that of a…

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Few artists have captured Australian history as convincingly as Sid­ney Nolan (1917–92); his most iconic old works were synon­ymous with Australian mod­ernism. Nolan was known as an artist who celebrated the human spirit, so this story was previously unknown. Many thanks to Andrew Turley.By 1939, in Mel­bourne, Nolan first painted the darkness of concent­r­ation camps with…

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