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Norman Lindsay's Imperia, c. 1940, (left) and Crete, 1940.
Populous: of a body of people includes a broad selection of paintings, sculpture and works on paper that are not bound by media, date, or artist. This exhibition of forty-four works from the University of Melbourne art collection focuses predominantly on representations of the figure in Australian painting from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
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