Exhibition talks: Max Dupain

    • 	Image: Max Dupain The magnolia 1983, gelatin silver photograph, 39.5 × 49.8 cm image/sheet, gift of the artist 1986 © Estate of Max Dupain.
    • Gallery experts, artists and Dupain’s contemporaries

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Join us for a very special series where each month Gallery staff, historians and those who knew Max Dupain will give short talks considering key works in the exhibition Max Dupain: the Paris 'private’ series and other pictures.

Second Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm
11 June - 13 August 2014

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Photography gallery

Related exhibition: Max Dupain

Related galleries: Photography gallery

Image: Max Dupain The magnolia 1983, gelatin silver photograph, 39.5 × 49.8 cm image/sheet, gift of the artist 1986 © Estate of Max Dupain.

    • Alex Gawronski, artist and academic

      Free

      Wednesday 11 June 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Contemporary artist, writer and academic at Sydney College of the Arts, Alex joins us to consider the influence of Dupain upon Australian photographers past and present. He will also relate Dupain’s Paris experiences to his own having undertaken a studio residency at the Cité des arts where he also responded to the city through photography.

    • Penelope Seidler AM, architect

      Free

      Wednesday 9 July 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Penelope is an architect and director of Harry Seidler & Associates. She joins us to talk about the photographs from an architectural and personal perspective, recounting tales of Dupain’s trip to Paris with her late husband. Dupain’s photographs from this trip with Harry Seidler in 1978, known as the Paris 'private’ series, make up the majority of this exhibition.

    • Anne Gerard-Austin, study room coordinator

      Free

      Wednesday 13 August 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Anne is an art historian and the study room coordinator at the Art Gallery of NSW. As a Parisian expat, Anne knows the city intimately and will consider the iconic landmarks and architecture that Dupain chose to capture. Join Anne as she traces how Dupain negotiated the city and its monuments.