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Woolloomooloo Bay

circa 1948
printed 1984


David Moore


06 Apr 1927 – 23 Jan 2003

  • Details

    circa 1948
    printed 1984
    Media category
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    30.2 x 30.4 cm image; 50.5 x 40.3 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.c. verso, pencil "...c1948/...1984/ David Moore".

    Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1985
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    Artist information
    David Moore

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  • About

    David Moore's career spanned the age of the picture magazines (for example: 'Life', 'Time', 'The Observer') through to major commissions such as the Sydney Opera House, CSR, and self initiated projects like 'To build a Bridge: Glebe Island'. The breadth and depth of his career means there is an extraordinary archive of material which describes and interprets the last 50 years of Australian life, the life of the region, and events in Britain and the United States. He was instrumental in advancing Australian photography throughout his career and in the early 1970s was active in setting up the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney. From well-known images such as 'Migrants arriving in Sydney' to 'Redfern interior', Moore has documented events and conditions in Sydney, often casting his eyes towards the wharves of Sydney, as shown in 'Woolloomooloo Bay'.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by David Moore

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