In this talk, Professor Philip Mead and Dr. Catherine Noske delve deeper into historical and literary associations conjured by the artworks of Sir Sidney Nolan - celebrating Nolan’s Centenary year, and highlighting his works in the UWA Art Collection. Professor Philip Mead is inaugural Chair of Australian Literature, School of Humanities and Director of the Westerly Centre. Dr Catherine Noske is a Lecturer in Creative Writing in English and Cultural Studies in the School of Humanities and is Editor of Westerly magazine. This talk was recorded at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 8 September, as part of the 2017 UWA Research Week. LWAG would also like to thank the UWA Campus Partner, School of Humanities and the Westerly Centre. The list of artwork referred to in this recording can be viewed here: http://www.lwgallery.uwa.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/3054279/List-Of-Works_Celebrating-the-Centenary-of-Sidney-Nolan.pdf A text transcript can be provided on request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org Image on podcast cover: Sidney Nolan, Agricultural Hotel, 1948, Ripolin on board. 84 x 54 cm. Tom Collins Memorial Fund. The University of Western Australia.© Courtesy of the artist’s estate.