JEFF WALL Photographs

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JEFF WALL Photographs

Don’t miss this major exhibition of the work of Canadian photographer Jeff Wall featuring 27 stunning works.

See why Wall is recognised as one of the most intriguing and influential artists working today. This overview of his career covers three decades of his artistic and photographic innovation and includes his large-scale works – epic and luminous colour photographs presented as transparencies in light boxes; black and white prints; more recent colour prints; and intimate small-scale photographic observations.

Enjoy this rare opportunity to see many of his most dazzling and recognised photographs, images that have changed the trajectories for photography in our time, including The Destroyed Room (1978); A sudden gust of wind (after Hokasai) (1993); After ‘Invisible Man’ by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue (1999-2000); and recent works such as Knife throw (2008); and Boy falls from tree (2010).

Explore the evolution of cinematic, documentary and ‘near documentary’ photography in Wall’s work and the significance of this modern storyteller’s contribution to contemporary art.

JEFF WALL Photographs is an exhibition organised by the Art Gallery of Western Australia in association with the MCA.

Image: Jeff Wall, ‘The Destroyed Room’, 1978, transparency in light box, AP
159 × 234 cm, Courtesy of the artist © Jeff Wall

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When:

  • Between Wednesday 01 May and Sunday 28 July from 00.00 to 00.00

Where:

Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street The Rocks 2000 Venue details

Cost:

Free

More Info:

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
02 9245 2400

How to get to this event:

Catch a 423, 426 or 428 from Central Railway Square to Circular Quay.
300 and 500 buses also come down to Circular Quay

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Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street The Rocks 2000

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