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Title

The Sunbather

1966

Artist

Jeff Carter

Australia

05 Aug 1928 - Oct 2010

  • Details

    Date
    1966
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    39.1 x 27.6 cm image; 40.4 x 30.5 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased under the terms of the Florence Turner Blake Bequest 1991
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    350.1991
    Copyright
    © Jeff Carter

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  • About

    ‘I don’t regard photography as an art form, although I know it can be for others ... To me the camera is simply an unrivalled reporter’s tool. It is an aid to getting the story “properly true,”’ Jeff Carter said in 2006. Working mainly as a photojournalist, Carter wanted to make images that depicted social reality. He aimed to show the ‘unknown’, those people who are rarely seen. His approach resulted in frank, arguably even unflattering, images of Australian life, such as these of beach-goers in the 1960s, which herald the changing social mores of the time.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

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