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Bega Valley Regional Gallery | Contemporising the modern : Photography from the 20th and 21st Century MAMA

Bega Valley Regional Gallery is holding an official opening for its new exhibit, Contemporising the modern: Photography from the 20th and 21st Century MAMA, from 6pm on Friday 5 May. All are welcome.

Contemporising the modern showcases 50 photographic works that speak of Australia in the 20th and early 21st centuries collected by Russell Mills and donated to the Murray Art Museum Albury, MAMA in 2015. The collection explores the development of Australian photography and its coming of age in a period when photographers were investigating and pushing the boundaries of the acceptance of photography as a pure art form. The collection brings together iconic artists and artworks of the period including Max Dupain, Olive Cotton, Jeff Carter, Roger Scott and Trent Parke.

The Russell Mills Foundation is a legacy of Russell’s ideals. It supports opportunities for Australians to be challenged and enriched by experiences and ideas, and to find inspiration for promoting a fairer, smarter and more engaged community.

For more information visit the Bega Valley Regional Gallery website.