• Photo: Viki Petherbridge

  • Selected works from the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s

    Howard Arkley, Destiny Deacon, Andrew McQualter, Rose Nolan, Kerrie Poliness, Constance Zikos

    23 Feb 2009 to 2 May 2009
    Curator: Bala Starr

    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. This display includes major works from the collection that address key theoretical issues in contemporary art of the 1990s, exploring artists’ ideas about mass culture, technology, national identity and gender.


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