Walk and Talk: Contemporising the Modern

Sat 26 October 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

Free
Accessible
10/26/2019 1:00pm 10/26/2019 2:00pm Walk and Talk: Contemporising the Modern Join us for a curator-led tour of Contemporising the Modern: Australian Modern and Contemporary Photography. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition. Free, but bookings are essential. About the exhibition In 2015, The Russell Mills Foundation donated 50 photographs to the Murray Art Museum's Albury Collection. These photographs map the development of Russell Mills as an art collector: from enthusiastic viewer of photographic images to connoisseur of photographic art. Showcasing photographic works that speak of 20th- and 21st-century Australia, this exhibition explores the development of Australian photography and its coming of age in a period when photographers were still pushing for their work to be accepted as a pure art form. Town Hall Gallery is thrilled to be hosting this touring exhibition. Featuring: Pat Brassington, Olive Cotton, Max Dupain, John Eaton, Rennie Ellis, Peter Elliston, Bill Henson, Petrina Hicks, Carol Jerrems, Peter Leiss, Robert McFarlane, David Moore, Trent Parke, Michael Riley, Roger Scott and Wolfgang Sievers among others. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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Join us for a curator-led tour of Contemporising the Modern: Australian Modern and Contemporary Photography. Hear directly from the artists and gain a deeper understanding of the artworks and the exhibition.

Free, but bookings are essential.

About the exhibition

In 2015, The Russell Mills Foundation donated 50 photographs to the Murray Art Museum's Albury Collection. These photographs map the development of Russell Mills as an art collector: from enthusiastic viewer of photographic images to connoisseur of photographic art.

Showcasing photographic works that speak of 20th- and 21st-century Australia, this exhibition explores the development of Australian photography and its coming of age in a period when photographers were still pushing for their work to be accepted as a pure art form. Town Hall Gallery is thrilled to be hosting this touring exhibition.

Featuring: Pat Brassington, Olive Cotton, Max Dupain, John Eaton, Rennie Ellis, Peter Elliston, Bill Henson, Petrina Hicks, Carol Jerrems, Peter Leiss, Robert McFarlane, David Moore, Trent Parke, Michael Riley, Roger Scott and Wolfgang Sievers among others.

Contact
Boroondara Arts
9278 4770
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Visual Arts
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