Australian War Memorial - Shared Experience: Art and War
Sidney Nolan (1917–1992)
Nolan studied at the National Gallery of Victoria School between 1934 and 1935, and later in Paris. He exhibited with the CAS in Melbourne in 1939. Enlisting in March 1942, he was sent to Victoria’s Wimmera district for labouring and guard duties. In 1951 he began working on his epic Gallipoli series, comprising more than 250 works.