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Art – What’s in a face? aspects of portrait photography

September 24, 2011toFebruary 5, 2012

*  SYDNEY

What’s in a face? aspects of portrait photography is an exhibition of 45 photographs from the Art Gallery of NSW collection

  • 24 Sep 2011 – 5 Feb 2012
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Admission Free

What’s in a face? aspects of portrait photography
Spanning over a century, What’s in a face? aspects of portrait photography is an exhibition of 45 photographs from the Art Gallery of NSW collection. The exhibition focuses on crucial points in the history of photographic depictions of the human face ranging from studio portraiture in the late 19th century to contemporary practices today.

Works by Australian photographers, such as Paul Foelsche, Olive Cotton, Max Dupain, Carol Jerrems, Destiny Deacon, Patrina Hicks, Darren Sylvester and others, are placed in an international context, represented by Man Ray, Edward Weston, Iwao Yamawaki, Nan Goldin, Ben Cauchi and Loretta Lux, amongst others.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone (02) 9225 1744 or Toll Free 1800 679 278  Website www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au

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