Collins St., 5 pm

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Collins St., 5 pm
Collins Street 5 pm .jpg
Artist John Brack
Year 1955
Type oil on canvas
Dimensions 114.6 cm × 162.9 cm (45.1 in × 64.1 in)
Location National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
URL http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/col/work/3161

Collins St., 5 pm is a 1955 painting by Australian artist John Brack. The painting depicts office workers walking along busy Collins Street in Melbourne after finishing work for the day. It is considered a companion piece to Brack's earlier work, The Bar.[1]

The painting is part of the National Gallery of Victoria's Australian art collection and exhibited in the Ian Potter Centre in Federation Square in Melbourne.[2] }

In 2011, Collins St., 5 pm was voted the most popular work in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gallery buys The Bar". ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 19 March 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009. 
  2. ^ National Gallery of Victoria Acquisition 1956

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