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AUSTRALIAN ART.

ASPIRATION OF THE BUSH. THE GLORY TO BE. I (Received S a.m.) I LOXDOX, March 17. jf r Bertram MacKennal, the Austra- \ .. 'sculptor, was banqueted to-night, ac etie 515 in cludin S a n « mber of Aus--1 tnJiln ex-Governors and artists. Lord Tennyson, ex-Governor-General of . stralia. presided, and in proposing the fast of the guest of the evening referred I jj r _ jfacKennnl as the pioneer ot a noble individual Australian art yet to j ar j ;e which would he tho glory of the I Cemm onweahh and would reinvigorate I British art. Mr. MacKennal. in his reply, said that gg mystery of the bush, its vast silences I jnd distances, would some day inspire a 1 great art effort. The Federal capital I an opportunity to create a monument to the Federation which vrould prove this generation's full belief ja the greatness of the nation yet to % come-

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AUSTRALIAN ART. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 66, 18 March 1909

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