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“The best gallery I saw in Sydney”

Art Gallery of New South Wales
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of Australia's leading art museums. Over 1.3 million people visit each year. Located 15 minutes walk from the city centre, with impressive collections of Aboriginal, Australian, European, Asian and contemporary art. Open daily, free general admission.Late opening Wednesdays until 9pm with free talks, films, live music and more.
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Well laid out, with different galleries including European art, 19th century Australian art, modern Australian art etc. Great to trace the work of Australian artists through the years by comparing it to the trends of Europe. Spent about two hours. There are some classic pieces of iconic Australian art to, such as the work by Sidney Nolan.

Thank Emily B
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We went for the Francis Bacon exhibit and it was FANTASTIC. But other than that, do not expect to see art works from the masters (may be a couple). This is NOT the Louvre, or the musee d'Orsay, the Metropolitan, or Chicago: it is just NOT. So, if you expect to see Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Van Gogh: you will be disappointed.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

I like this museum so much been here many many times there is so much beautiful paintings from all parts of the world and is a facinating and enlightening place to be visit also the location is awesome

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Reviewed March 2, 2013

While there is some great Art and the building itself is beautiful, the layout is terrible, i ended up missing a section because i couldnt find it and had to go asking people. Plus i find it hard to call something an Art Gallery when they have the name of a world famous artist spelled wrong on the front of the building. See if you can find it. I'll give a clue, it should be only one word or used the correct last name. I do argree with them with having Art being free for everyone and believe that all national galleries should be.

Thank Lena B
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Im not a art maverick but i loved my visit to the Art Gallery of NSW. Free tours are conducted regularly and entrance is free. The variety of art work is amazing- from Impressionist to scuptures to modern art and aboriginal art. Note that pictures arent allowed in the aboriginal art section.

Thank Sheena S
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