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Title

John Delacour's picture

1980

Artist

Christine Godden

Australia

1947 –

  • Details

    Date
    1980
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    type C photograph
    Dimensions
    28.0 x 37.2 cm image; 38.6 x 50.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r. original mount, ink "Christine Godden 1980".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1981
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    107.1981
    Copyright
    © Christine Godden

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    Artist information
    Christine Godden

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Christine Godden's photographs radiate sensuality. This is particularly evident in her intimate portraits of family and friends and in the rich blurry tones of her colour landscapes. Godden spent much of her youth travelling through Asia and Europe, residing in New York and California and completing a Masters of Fine Arts at the Visual Studies Workshop, State University of New York, Rochester in 1978. She returned to Australia the same year to become the director of the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, a position she held until 1982. Her photographs of sunsets across Sydney display a knowing disregard for established photographic techniques. Blurry and indistinct prints, achieved by enlarging small negatives, create a grainy vision and a moody sense of place.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 6 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

Other works by Christine Godden

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