Black gum 1 (2007)
from the Australian graffiti series 2007
type C photograph
100.3 x 100.3 cm (image) 110.5 x 109.6 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2008
© Christian Bumbarra Thompson courtesy Gabrielle Pizzi Gallery, Melbourne
This exhibition brings together a selection of contemporary art from the NGV Collection acquired through the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists. Reflecting the breadth of artistic practice in Australia over the past decade, Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art includes more than 100 works by contemporary artists of diverse cultural backgrounds and practices. Encompassing a range of media, works in the exhibition include paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, prints, collage, video and installations.
The exhibition will coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the opening of The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia.