John Olsen at the NGV

The work of NAS Fellow and alumnus John Olsen AO OBE is the subject of a new retrospective at the National Gallery of Victoria. John Olsen: The You Beaut Country represents Olsen's lifelong interest in representing the spirit of the Australian landscape and identity. His energetic and distinctive painting style has been a constant throughout his 70+ years of painting. The exhibition opened last week and is on view until February 2017.

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Image: John Olsen, Seafood paella 2007, oil on plywood, (a-e) 245.0 x 612.0 cm (overall) Private collection © John Olsen, administered by Viscopy, Sydney