Tag : Photography

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Mitra Tabrizian | City, London 2008 | Type C photograph | 122 x 250cm | Purchased 2010 with a special allocation from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Mitra Tabrizian ‘City, London’ 2008

Mitra Tabrizian’s large-format photographs combine techniques from documentary photography and highly stylised mise en scene to capture her subjects and settings with meticulous attention to detail and lighting. In City, London 2008, Tabrizian invited the senior staff of JP Morgan …

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Paola Pivi | One Love 2007 | Type C photograph | 150 x 189.9 x 5.8cm (framed) | Purchased 2010 with a special allocation from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Image courtesy: The artist and Galerie Emmanuel PerrotinCollection: Queensland Art Gallery

Paola Pivi ‘One Love’ 2007

Paola Pivi has a strong international profile for her photographic, sculptural, installation and performance works, in which she stages incongruous encounters. These unexpected juxtapositions create poetic, political and often humorous associations, and many in the past decade have incorporated animals. …

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Ryan McGinley | BMX 2000 | Chromogenic colour print on paper | 76.2 x 110.3cm, 76.2 x 110.3cm (comp.) | Gift of Dr Morris Low through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2009. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Ryan McGinley ‘BMX’ 2000

Since the early 2000s, Ryan McGinley has constructed a body of work picturing his adolescent friends and others involved in the skateboarding scene on New York’s Lower East Side. He developed a working relationship with magazines including i-D, Vice and …

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Bill Henson | Untitled 2008–09 | Archival inkjet pigment print on paper, ed. 1/5 |104.5 x 155cm | Purchased 2010 with a special allocation from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Bill Henson ‘Untitled’ 2008–09

Bill Henson is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists and holds a central position in contemporary Australian photography. For the last decade or more, he has presented exhibitions of diverse subjects in careful juxtapositions and combinations, including figures, classical statuary …

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Almagul Menlibayeva | Wrapping History 2010 | Duratrans print in lightbox | 91 x 122cm | Purchased 2010 with a special allocation from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Almagul Menlibayeva ‘Wrapping History’ 2010

Almagul Menlibayeva’s practice incorporates photography and video and reflects on history, memory and landscape. Employing an aesthetic she calls ‘Romantic Punk Shamanism’, Menlibayeva delineates an imagined pre-Soviet, pre-Islamic realm incorporating a shamanistic freedom of the human body. In her performance …