The Gallery has nine colour photographs by North American photographer Marvin Newman — four prints from his series ‘Coney Island’ 1953, and a complete set of five prints from the ‘Wall Street’ series…
Monday 3 August 2015
Thursday 5 June 2014
This is an interesting image of an unremarkable thing, at least at first glance. Ostensibly, the work depicts the edge of a suburban sports ground in what appears to be the wet season….
Wednesday 21 May 2014
Compelled to rectify voids in Cambodian history, Vandy Rattana documents everyday life, recording events that reflect the country’s rapid transformation while revealing the ever-present realities: a haunting past and an uncertain, challenging future….
Tuesday 29 April 2014
With the generous assistance of Tim Fairfax, AC, the Gallery recently acquired a group of photographs by Malick Sidibé, taken soon after independence was declared in the north-west African country of Mali. Malick…
Monday 17 March 2014
Purchased for the Collection with generous support from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation, this major installation work, a ‘last paradise’ inspired by Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island, continues to inspire visitors…
Tuesday 4 March 2014
Questions of labour and the exploitation of women’s bodies lie at the heart of Mika Rottenberg’s humorous video installations, one of which was recently purchased for the Gallery’s Collection. Often in Mika Rottenberg’s…