ABOUT

“The Rodd is a centre for creative work, exploration, learning and doing. It is a kind of testing ground, it is a place for experiment, it is a place in which things can be tried and things can be discovered.”                                 

Mel Gooding, 2010

OUR VISION

A rural centre of creative practice and research, inspired by...

 

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OUR TEAM

Details about the staff at The Rodd and our Board Trustees...

 

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OUR HISTORY

The ancient landscape of its valley setting reminded him of...

 

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 ABOUT SIDNEY

"I've had a very complex life, emotional life... I'd like now to be more direct, to try and look at myself as if I am somebody else"

1992

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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 99. Kangaroo at Ayers Rock - Pru and Anthony Napolitano

My mother Betty was friendly with Mary, she would go and have coffee with her, and Mary would come over to us.

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No.39 Bathers - Lesley Harding

Born and raised in Melbourne’s bayside suburb of St Kilda, Sidney Nolan often drew on familiar subjects and motifs such…

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No. 12 Hare in Trap - Nicholas Usherwood

Painted in 1946, Hare in A Trap was one of a significant group of paintings that Nolan kept by him throughout his life, …

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