Exhibition talks: Max Dupain
Gallery experts, artists and Dupain’s contemporaries
Join us for a very special series where each month Gallery staff, historians and those who knew Max Dupain will give short talks considering key works in the exhibition Max Dupain: the Paris 'private’ series and other pictures.
Image: Max Dupain The magnolia 1983, gelatin silver photograph, 39.5 × 49.8 cm image/sheet, gift of the artist 1986 © Estate of Max Dupain.
Alex Gawronski, artist and academic
Contemporary artist, writer and academic at Sydney College of the Arts, Alex joins us to consider the influence of Dupain upon Australian photographers past and present. He will also relate Dupain’s Paris experiences to his own having undertaken a studio residency at the Cité des arts where he also responded to the city through photography.
Wednesday 11 June 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Penelope Seidler AM, architect
Penelope is an architect and director of Harry Seidler & Associates. She joins us to talk about the photographs from an architectural and personal perspective, recounting tales of Dupain’s trip to Paris with her late husband. Dupain’s photographs from this trip with Harry Seidler in 1978, known as the Paris 'private’ series, make up the majority of this exhibition.
Wednesday 9 July 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
Anne Gerard-Austin, study room coordinator
Anne is an art historian and the study room coordinator at the Art Gallery of NSW. As a Parisian expat, Anne knows the city intimately and will consider the iconic landmarks and architecture that Dupain chose to capture. Join Anne as she traces how Dupain negotiated the city and its monuments.
Wednesday 13 August 2014 5:30pm – 6pm
John Gollings, photographer CANCELLED
John is a Melbourne-based photographer best known for his work capturing the built environment. Over the last 40 years he has particularly focused on recording modern Australian architecture. John joins us to discuss his photographic practice as well as Dupain’s and to reminisce about when they collaborated and exhibited together.
The closing date for this exhibition has changed to 31 August 2014. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience.
Wednesday 10 September 2014 5:30pm – 6pm