Sydney Art at the AGNSW – What’s in a face?

December 12th, 2011



What’s in a face? – Aspects of portrait photography

  • 24 September 2011 – 5 February 2012

What’s in a face? aspects of portrait photography is an exhibition of more than 45 photographs from the Art Gallery of NSW collection. It focuses on some of the 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, Darren Sylvester, Petrina Hicks and others, are placed in an international context, represented by Man Ray, Edward Weston, YAMAWAKI Iwao, Nan Goldin, Ben Cauchi and Loretta Lux.

Free admission

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Rd, The Domain 2000
ph 1800 679 278

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