OLSEN is proud to announce the opening of John Olsen’s The You Beaut Country at the Art Gallery of NSW. This exhibition surveys John Olsen’s remarkable seven-decade career, including paintings, ceramics, tapestries and works on paper from collections across Australia.
It features some of his most iconic and arresting works, including large-scale paintings of Sydney Harbour and Lake Eyre and his career-defining landscape series The You Beaut Country.
Olsen is renowned for his energetic painting style and his lyrical depictions of the Australian landscape and its life-forms. The exhibition traces the development of his spectacular and idiosyncratic vision, highlighting his lifelong interest in the natural world and his continued pursuit to capture the Australian identity.
The You Beaut Country is on view until 12 June 2017. All tickets can be purchased through the AGNSW website here.
John Olsen Sydney Sun (or King Sun) 1965 oil on composition board, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased with funds from the Nerissa Johnson Bequest 2000 © John Olsen
Copies of John Olsen: The You Beaut Country Catalogue – National Gallery of Victoria and John Olsen A Recipe for Art can be purchased through the OLSEN website, here.