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SIR SIDNEY NOLAN

Self-taught and experimental, from the outset Nolan was resolutely modern

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RODD COURT

Acquiring Rodd Court reunites the original estate and enables us to progress plans to fully realise Sidney and Mary's vision for the Trust they founded

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We asked our 2018 'artist campers' what The Rodd represented. They said:

“mind space... a place for wandering and thinking... free ranging... a centre for ecologically sound creative practice and collective learning... a place to step away from your normal life… a space where art becomes a place to belong, it forms community… a bee’s paradise where both artists and ecology can flourish and work in harmony… a creative retreat, a place for artists to expand their practices… way ahead of its time … many other things that cannot be explained with just words…"

Green Room Blog

Stories, pictures and films from residency artists, learning programme participants, workshop and masterclass students and artist campers sharing their experiences and responses to time spent at The Rodd

The Nolan 100

A birthday tribute to Sidney Nolan from 100 individuals worldwide.                   

In 2017 we invited people who knew Sidney, worked with him, or have been influenced by his work or his legacy to choose a ‘favourite’ Nolan work and tell us why.

No 87. Dream of the latrine sitter - Ryan Johnston

Dream of the latrine sitter' was painted in December 1942 in Dimboola, Victoria, where Nolan was stationed with the Australian…

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No.13 Untitled (Catani Arch, St Kilda) - David Rainey

Sidney Nolan was born the very same day Carlo Catani turned 65 and retired from the Public Works Department in Melbourne…

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No 60. Central Australia - Chris Drury

I am not a painter and have never been influenced by Nolan’s work as such but have found many parallels in the central Australian…

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