The Gallery recently acquired 12 of Dutch photographer Ans Westra’s beautiful black-and-white photographs from two important series from the 1960s, depicting a day in the life of a large Māori family in rural…
Tuesday 2 September 2014
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…
Tuesday 11 March 2014
The recent gift of 25 photographs by Queensland artist Richard Stringer, which are included in the current exhibition ‘Pleasure of Place: Photographs by Richard Stringer’, makes a splendid addition to the existing ten works…
Friday 16 August 2013
Walker Evans American Photographs and Robert Frank The Americans, two of the most important and influential North American photography books were recently acquired for the Gallery’s Research Library Collection with the generous support…