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Patricia Piccinini completes her Skywhale family with major new commission

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The NGA has announced its acquisition of Patricia Piccinini's Skywhale alongside a new commission, Skywhalepapa, to be unveiled in March 2020.

Director of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) Nick Mitzevich, described Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale (2013) as the second most talked about artwork in Australia. It will join the NGA collection alongside what Mitzevich says is the 'most talked about' piece of artwork, Jackson Pollack’s Blue Poles.

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