Exhibitions at MCA Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Photographic and video works from the early 1980s to the present day.
A selection of photographic works produced by Destiny Deacon over two decades.
A survey exhibition spanning two decades of the artist’s practice.
SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement
YOUNG AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS
17th Biennale of Sydney
In a country that has traditionally regarded distance as a disadvantage, this winter, the 17th Biennale of Sydney celebrates the beauty of distance by bringing together art from around the world. This presentation of primordial, timeless, challenging and inspirational works will express the unique power of art as well as its creative richness.
Directed by David Elliott, the Biennale of Sydney continues its longstanding association with the MCA, which has dedicated all four levels to showcasing… more
Australian video art at the MCA
Representation and the self in contemporary art
Including over 70 drawings, etchings, animated films and sculptures
I wanted to make pictures but I didn't want to paint. Some painters just love paint - they get up in the morning and grab a brush, not knowing what they are going to do, but they just have to have that hot brush moving those colours. But I was more interested in the end result than I was in the means to an end.
This marks the first major Australian exhibition of work by one of America's most influential and independent contemporary artists, Ed Ruscha. A name synonymous with the Los An… more
Tracey Moffatt is arguably Australia’s most successful contemporary artist. Countless articles and catalogues and several books have been written about her work, and she has exhibited widely internationally. This exhibition represents the most comprehensive exhibition to be staged in Australia of her work.
Moffatt’s practice incorporates photography, short films, documentaries and music videos. Her photographic works are usually created in series, almost like film stills, that can be seen a… more