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Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb


Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb


Word: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 18 Feb

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Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

23 Jan, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries


Spoken Word Series

03 Feb, 1.00am, Throughout the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

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Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. more

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Tony Clark

Born 1954, Canberra. Lives and works Sicily, Italy and Essen, Germany.

Tony Clark began exhibiting in Melbourne where he was immersed in the city’s experimental art and music scene. He has an ongoing interest in landscape and the history of style and taste.

In a career spanning four decades Clark has exhibited extensively, both nationally and internationally. A major retrospective of his work, Tony Clark – Public and Private Paintings 1982–1998, was held at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne in 1998. In 1992 he was included in the prestigious Documenta IX in Kassel, Germany.

Recent solo exhibitions include Jesus, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2014); Buehenbilder, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2012); Sections from Clark’s Myriorama, Murray White Room, Melbourne (2012); Shakespeare, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2011); Tony Clark, Murray White Room, Melbourne (2009); Tony Clark, Murray White Room, Melbourne (2008); and Prix de Rome, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney (2008).

Selected group exhibitions include Spring 1883, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne (2014); Everyday, Murray White Room, Melbourne (2013); Contemporary Perspectives, Mall Galleries, London (2012); Forever Young: 30 Years of the Heide Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2011); Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2010); Melbourne><Brisbane: Punk, Art and After, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Melbourne (2010); Sweet Spot, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne (2009); Lost and Found: An Archaeology of the Present, TarraWarra Biennale, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria (2008); Nick Cave – The Exhibition, Arts Centre, Melbourne (2007); Snap Freeze: Still Life Now, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria (2007); and A Bird in the Hand: Paintings by Tony Clark and John Wolseley, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo and Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2006).

His work is included in numerous public collections in Australia, including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Works by Tony Clark

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