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Photo: Viki Petherbridge
Stieg Persson, Painting 1993 – Northern Gem, 1993, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 214 x 152 cm. Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s, on loan to the Ian Potter Museum of Art. © Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery
Artists include: Howard Arkley, Destiny Deacon, Neil Emmerson, Louise Hearman, Leah King-Smith, Andrew McQualter, Rose Nolan, Stieg Persson, Kerrie Poliness, Sally Smart, Caroline Williams, Constance Zikos
Housed at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s consists of 124 works by fifty-one Australian artists.
The collection addresses key theoretical issues in contemporary art, exploring artists’ ideas about mass culture, technology, national identity and gender through works that epitomise the creative direction of the 1990s.
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