Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery of NSW

It was good to stroll into an art gallery without paying. So different from America where art comes at a price.

Surely, cities should be more than sidewalks and parking lots – the best ones extend into accessible culture, recreation and leisure. America seems to have forgotten that. Most cities in the third world are yet to discover it.

After lunch at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, we spent an enjoyable hour looking at the eclectic collection. The rooms reflecting Australia; European heritage alongside modern confident home-grown.

Michael Parekowhai – The English Channel (2015) and Kapa Haka, Maori security guards (2015)
Pre-Raphaelite paintings on the other side of the world, including Edward Burne-Jones’ The Fight: St George Kills the Dragon

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