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George Lambert, Mouth of the Wady el Arish, 1918, watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper. Acquired under the official war art scheme, Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial has the largest collection of landscape paintings by George Lambert (1873–1930). This exhibition traces Lambert's work as an official war artist on his first journey to Palestine and the Sinai in 1918. It also includes paintings Lambert completed during the Australian Historical Mission to Gallipoli in 1919. This focused exhibition allows viewers to consider a specific and little-known body of work by this important Australian artist. The exhibition includes small panel paintings, drawings and watercolours, and takes as its main theme Lambert's representation of significant landscapes and how these connect to individual and national memories of war.
Now open, The world is not a foreign land brings together work by Timothy Cook, Djambawa Marawili, Ngarra, Rusty Peters, Freda Warlapinni and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu. Crossing three geographically and culturally distinct regions—the Tiwi Islands, the Kimberley, and North-eastern Arnhem Land—each artist presents sometimes strikingly different perspectives on what constitutes Indigenous contemporary art.