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Strapper and horse Theme: At Ease

Artist: John BRACK
Birth/Death: 1920–1999

Title: Strapper and horse

Credit Line: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

John Brack began his racehorse series, not through a passion for the horses, but as a study of a particular way of life. Brack was fascinated by the highly ritualised activities of the racecourse, and the intense seriousness with which punters and participants went about their sport.

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