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Shout on the hills of glory 2008
oil and enamel on canvas
200 x 300 cm
The Michael Buxton Collection, Melbourne
© Courtesy the artist
Samantha Comte will discuss the three works loaned to the exhibition from the Michael Buxton Collection and the role of private collections in Australia.
Samantha Comte is currently curator of the Michael Buxton Collection of Contemporary Australian Art. She has worked in the arts for 20 years including as Director at Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Visual Arts Coordinator of the 1998 and 1996 Next Wave Festivals; and as an assistant curator at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra from 1993-1995.
A Vizard Foundation Contemporary Artist Project
All welcome, no bookings required.
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