Controversy dogs John Brack retrospective

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Gary Anderson

The first major retrospective on painter John Brack (b.1920, d.1999) in more than two decades opened at Melbourne’s NGV at the Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square late last week provoking admiration, nostalgia and surprisingly a little controversy.

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About the author

Gary Anderson is a leading medical researcher based at the University of Melbourne and is currently completing a Masters in Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts.