• It's hard to be human

    Steven Cox, Destiny Deacon, Kati Rule, Tony Schwensen, Michael Stevenson, Ronnie van Hout, Alison Weaver

    30 Nov 2002 to 9 Feb 2003
    Curator: Bala Starr

    The artists in this exhibition examine and interrogate the conditions of contemporary living in works made between 1995 and 2002. A broad range of media is employed, including: photography, sculpture, painting, works on paper, and video.

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Richard Avedon People celebrates the work of American photographer Richard Avedon (1923 to 2004). With work from 1949 to 2002, the exhibition offers an in-depth overview of Avedon’s achievements in the art of black and white portraiture photography. In the show, instantly recognisable and influential artists, celebrities, and political activists including Truman Capote, Elizabeth Taylor, Twiggy, Malcolm X, and Bob Dylan are presented alongside portraits of the unknown or long forgotten. Coming soon, opening 6 December 2014

The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

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