Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Max Dupain @ Wanneroo Art Gallery

Event Title: Max Dupain - On Assignment.
Participating Artists: Max Dupain.

Wanneroo Art Gallery,
3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo WA.


A touring exhibition from the National Archives of Australia, featuring many Max Dupain photographs that have never been seen before. While Dupain is now famous for his artistic photographs, over the years he also used his camera to earn a living, working for Commonwealth government departments and companies such as CSR Limited.

"Max Dupain was commissioned by various federal departments to take photographs of Australian life in the 1940s, 50s and 60s to promote Australia overseas", said Caroline Webber, Exhibitions Manager with the National Archives.
This exhibition features eye-catching examples of his government images from the National Archives' collection, along with photographs he took for CSR Limited from the Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the Australian National University, Canberra. They include corporate and advertising shots, as well as images of life on the canefields.

Dates: Tuesday 9 April to Sunday 12 May 2013
Open: Tuesday to Friday//10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday//12pm-4pm (Closed Thursday 25 April for ANZAC Day)
Location: Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo WA 6065.

Dates: 09 April 2013 to 12 May2013.
Opening Times: Tue- Fri, 10 - 4pm; Sat - Sun 12-4pm.

For more information, contact: Jana Braddock.

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