• Russell Drysdale at war

    Tuesday 7 February 2012 by Sally Cunningham. 3 comments

    Soldier, drawn in Albury, NSW, 1942, oil on hardboard To mark the centenary of the birth of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, a new exhibition Russell Drysdale at war is being held at the Australian War Memorial. Exhibiting a collection of 15 of his wartime artworks, it presents a haunting account of the Australian home front during the Second World War. Drysdale was not an official war artist, yet felt …

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