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Monday, 3 April 2000
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Mr Latham asked the Minister for Arts and the Centenary of Federation, upon notice, on 6 March 2000:

What have been the sources, titles and dates of blockbuster exhibitions conducted by the National Gallery of Australia since the answer to question No. 2380 (Hansard, 1 December 1997, page 11735).


Mr McGauran (Minister for the Arts and the Centenary of Federation) —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Year

Title

Venue

Dates

Sources

1997

Rembrandt: A Genius and his Impact

NGV NGA

(01.10.97 to 07.12.97)(17.12.97 to 15.02.98)

96 works primarily from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

1998

Esso presents New Worlds from Old: 19th Century Australian and American Landscapes

NGANGVWADSCOR

(07.03.98 to 17.05.98)(03.06.98 to 10.08.98)(12.09.98 to 05.01.99)(26.01.99 to 18.04.99)

109 works approximately 50% from various Australian galleries / 50% from USA galleries

1999

From Russia with Love: Costumes of the Ballets Russes 1909-1993

AGWANGA

(16.02.99 to 05.04.99)(15.05.99 to 21.08.99)

118 works primarily from National Gallery of Australia, also from the Museum of Theatre and Music, Russia, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1999

An Impressionistic Legacy: Monet to Moore-Millennium Gift from Sara Lee Corporation

NGA

(11.06.99 to 21.08.99)

52 works from Sara Lee Corporation, Chicago, USA

1999

Masterworks in Glass, Paint and Print: Chihuly/ Hockney/ Stella

NGA

(24.09.99 to 26.01.00

30 installations from Chihuly Studio, Seattle, USA

2000

The Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination; Revealing the Holy Land: The Photographic Exhibition of Palestine

NGA

(25.02.00 to 07.05.00)

The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin; The Art of Illumination: 55 works primarily from the State Library of Victoria, the National Gallery of Victoria and the Dunedin Public Library, New Zealand; Revealing the Holy Land: 91 works from Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Acronyms

NGA

National Gallery of Australia

NGV

National Gallery of Victoria

WADS

Wadsworth Atheneum, Connecticut, USA

COR

The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, USA

AGWA

Art Gallery of Western Australia