Patricia Piccinini, Skywhale finds a new home at the National Gallery of Australia
Buxton Contemporary Collection artist, Patricia Piccinini, 2013 work The Skywhale has recently found a new home the National Gallery of Australia. Donated through the Cultural Gifts Program to the National Gallery of Australia in 2018. The return of the Skywhale to Canberra, will mark six years after it’s first flight from the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Image: Skywhale floats over Lake Burley Griffin for the Canberra Balloon Spectacular in 2014. Picture: Alex Ellinghausen
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