Deep Water

Water is a ubiquitous and mutable substance. It is the fundamental element that enables and sustains all life on earth, but possess a deadly and destructive power. Since the nineteenth century, water and its environs have presented an endlessly fascinating subject for photographers.

This exhibition, drawn from the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, is in two sections, freshwater and saltwater, and includes photographs of; Antarctica, seascapes and coastal scenes, inland water ways and rivers, and images of swimming and bathing.


02 Apr 201111 Sep 2011 NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road
Photography, Level 3, NGVI
Photography, Level 3, NGVI


Deep Water

Deep Water: Photographs 1860–2000

Susan van Wyk

Publication Year 2011
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Excerpts from the Deep Water: Photographs 1860–2000 publication.