In 1978 CSR Ltd was the first company in Australia to commission photographers to work as artists interpreting the company’s activities. Completed in 1985, the collection was exhibited across the country and then given to the Art Gallery of NSW in 1988. The photographers commissioned included Max Dupain, Bill Henson, Fiona Hall, David Moore, Micky Allan, Sandy Edwards, Ed Douglas, Gerrit Fokkema, Peter Elliston, John F Wiiliams, Peter Elliston, Mark Johnson, Carolyn Johns, David Stephenson, Debra Phillips, Max Pam, Graham McCarter and Grant Mudford.
Untitled series (young man in white overalls, Mr. Paul Taylor, Refinery employee)
gelatin silver photograph
44.5 x 37.0 cm image; 55.0 x 44.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated lower verso, ink "BILL HENSON....1983...".
CSR Photography Project Collection - Bicentennial Gift of CSR Limited 1988
Not on display
© Bill Henson. Courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Shown in 3 exhibitions
CSR Photography Project: Recent work, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 1983–16 Oct 1983
CSR Photography Project: selected works, Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 06 Nov 1985–19 Jan 1986
CSR Photography Project Collection: A bicentennial gift to the AGNSW, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Feb 1988–15 May 1988
Referenced in 2 publications
CSR Limited, CSR 1855-2005 Celebrating 150 years, Sydney, 2005, 49 (illus.).
Robert McFarlane and Christine Godden, CSR Photography Project Collection: A bicentennial gift to the AGNSW, Sydney, 1988. no catalogue numbers