Talk: Australian photographic modernism and the commercial image

    • 	Image: Max Dupain Untitled (woman with nose dropper) 1936-39 (detail) from the album Advertising photographs, gelatin silver photograph, Art Gallery of New South Wales
    • Curator's talk on the photography collection

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Join Isobel Parker Philip, the Gallery’s assistant curator of photographs, for a talk focusing on a small display of advertising photographs from the mid 20th century in the Australian galleries.

Featured artists include Max Dupain, Wolfgang Sievers and Lawrence Collings. Enlisting the formalist strategies of high modernism, these photographers brought a critical eye into the commercial world.

View works on display

Wednesday 8 March 2017, 5.30pm

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: 20th & 21st c Australian art

Related galleries: Australian galleries

Image: Max Dupain Untitled (woman with nose dropper) 1936-39 (detail) from the album Advertising photographs, gelatin silver photograph, Art Gallery of New South Wales