Past Exhibitions

Photographic Abstractions

1 August 2012 to 30 September 2012

Drawing on MGA’s nationally significant collection of Australian photographs, as well as loans from key practitioners, this exhibition highlights works by artists who use photography to achieve abstract effects. These effects have been realised through a number of techniques and methods that challenge ideas about photography and open up a photographic language that is less concerned with documentation and more concerned with engaging the senses, exciting the imagination and challenging the way we look at the world around us.

Current Exhibitions

  • Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • Atrium Gallery – information

Travelling Exhibitions

  • John Gollings: the history of the built world
  • The light fades but the gods remain | Bill Henson
  • Robyn Stacey: as still as life

Bowness Prize

  • 2019 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2018 William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2015 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2014 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2013 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2012 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2011 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
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