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National Gallery of Australia – Top Draw for Vacationers!

By Samwalker Subscribe to RSS | April 24th 2012 | Views:
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The legendary and gigantic National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is a paradise for art and history aficionados booking air tickets to Australia! Boasting more than 120,000 works of Australian and international pieces of art and captivating sculptures, the remarkable gallery has earned the respect of locals and tourists alike!

National Gallery of Australia is situated in the Parliamentary Triangle on the south side of Lake Burley Griffin. The gallery building is designed in the late 20th-century Brutalist style. It is carefully arranged on three levels. The entrance level contains the large, cathedral like rooms, which are used for the showcasing the indigenous art collection, international art collection and major focus exhibitions of the gallery. The bottom level holds Asian art collection and the topmost level features smaller galleries focusing on exhibitions of Australian works.

Millions of art lovers and historical buffs look for airline tickets to Australia for basking in the wonderful array of unique works of art displayed here. The Australian art, European and American art, Asian art, Indigenous art and Sculpture Garden are among the highlights of the gallery.

Australian Art

The outstanding collection of Australian art in the National Gallery of Australia represents Australian subjects dating back from European settlement to 20th century. The notable collection encompassing exceptional paintings, awe-inspiring sculpture, spectacular prints and drawings, intriguing photographs, decorative arts, posters and installation art attract travellers buying air tickets to Australia. Works by Arthur Boyd are highly popular among art buffs booking tickets to Australia.

European and American Art

The fascinating paintings, marvellous sculptures, collection of prints, colourful posters, vast array of books and drawings and excellent representation of theatre arts epitomize the rich European and American art. Jackson Pollock's Blue poles, Willem de Kooning's Woman V and Constantin Brancusi's two versions of Bird in Space are some of the attention-grabbers that draw art freaks travelling on tickets to Australia.

Asian Art

The Asian art collection features the works ranging from Neolithic and early Metal Age ceramics from Asian regions like Iran, Japan, Thailand and China. Hindu and Buddhist sculptures, Japanese lacquered wooden and plaster images and intricate stone works from south Asia are among the strengths of the collection. Holidaymakers booking air tickets to Australia can also feast eyes on the great stone Vishnu from the Pala dynasty of Bangladesh, glinting, bronze elephant-headed god, the Ganesha and much more.

Indigenous Art

Witnessing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection at the National Gallery of Australia is the best way to peek into the art and traditions of Australia. Here, travellers buying air tickets to Australia and landing in Canberra can explore the largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in the gallery.

Sculpture Garden

Magnificent array of sculptures are strewn at the grounds that lie between the National gallery of Australia and shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Hanging sculpture, the La Montagne and Cones are among the mesmerizing sculptures that grace the Sculpture Garden.

Samwalker - About Author:
Sam Walker is a travel consultant. He writes articles on holiday destinations, hotels, travel safety tips, and cheap airline tickets to Australia, India, UAE, Australia etc.

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