MAMA Art Foundation National Photography Prize 2016 - Art Collector

Polixeni PAPAPETROU, Blinded, 2016. From the series Eden. Pigment ink print. MAMA collection. Acquired from the National Photography Prize 2016. Courtesy: the artist, Stills Gallery, Sydney and MAMA - Murray Art Museum Albury, Albury

More than 100 works by 65 established and emerging photographers, which tackle the themes of Narrative, Object, Landscape, Portrait, Documentary and Construct will be on show, and available for purchase throughout the duration of the exhibition. This year's field includes Rex Dupain, son of the iconic Australian photographer, Max Dupain, whose work was acquired through the prize 32 years ago as well as Sam Shmith, the grandson of celebrated portrait and fashion photographer, Athol Shmith. Work by 2016 finalists has also previously been acquired by MAMA through the National Photography Prize including Polixeni Papapetrou, Petrina Hicks and Bronek Kozka.

Exhibition opens: Friday 20 May 2016 (Cost $10)
Exhibition closes: 7 August 2016
Location: MAMA – Murray Art Museum Albury, 546 Dean St. Albury NSW
Contact: 02 6043 5800
Website: www.mamalbury.com.au

About MAMA – Murray Art Museum Albury

MAMA is an all-encompassing contemporary art experience that balances international touring exhibitions with deep connections to surrounding regional area and cultural identity. Features 10 gallery spaces.

This cultural landmark is one of New South Wales' largest and best-equipped exhibition spaces. MAMA repositions Albury as a major cultural destination, revitalising the Albury arts precinct, and engages people from around the world with its art and ideas.

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