MCA Museum of Contemporary Art

New Acquisitions in Context 2013

12 Dec 2013 - 23 Feb 2014

Imants Tillers
Tabula Rasa (for my father), 2011, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the MCA Foundation, 2013,
image courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney © the artist
12 December 2013 - 23 February 2014

See works by over 28 emerging and established artists from across the country in this vibrant exhibition showing recently acquired pieces in dialogue with artworks from the JW Power and MCA Collections.

Celebrating the diversity of art making in Australia, New Acquisitions in Context 2013 features a range of media from painting and photography through to installation and the moving image and draws together multiple themes and ideas through a collection of very different artworks.

Investigate dream states, nightmares and the influence of Surrealism with works by Nicholas Folland, Peter Booth and Louise Weaver. Explore landscape in its various forms, real and imagined, sacred and suburban in works by Tracey Moffatt, Judith Wright, Imants Tillers, Simryn Gill, Fiona Lowry and Shaun Gladwell and see works about light by artists Stephen Birch and Emma White.

Tags: Peter Booth, Simryn Gill, Shaun Gladwell, Tracey Moffatt, Imants Tillers