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Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec


Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

Special Event

Learn and Grow

27 Oct, 2.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2016

28 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

11 Nov, 1.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Fairfield Eating Excursion

Women of Fairfield co-curator and PYT Artistic Director, Karen Therese takes us on a food safari through Fairfield, Sydney. more

Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

James Vaughan speaks to Australian arts critic and audiovisual artist Adrian Martin about the month of contemporary Portuguese cinema he has guest curated for the MCA more

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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Patrick Hartigan

Born 1977, Sydney. Lives and works Sydney.

Patrick Hartigan creates subtle, evocative and acutely observed works utilising a range of media including collage, watercolour, film, sound, short stories and installation. Oil painting has since become his primary focus. Much of his work is made in response to other artists, artworks and museum environments.

Hartigan has been exhibiting since 2002 and has been selected for a number of group exhibitions, including Solitaire, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria (2014); Octopus 13, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne (2013); All you need is love, Melbourne Art Foundation/Domain Chandon, Coldstream, Victoria (2012); MCA: New Acquisitions in Context, MCA, Sydney (2011); Constellations: A Large Number of Small Drawings, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne (2010); I Walk the Line: New Australian Drawing, MCA, Sydney (2009); Wanderlust, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth (2008);  Life is Sweet: Contemporary Australian Watercolours, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale (2007); and Tomorrow, another day, Artspace, Sydney (2006).

Hartigan’s work is held in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, New Zealand; University of Wollongong; and Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne.

Works by Patrick Hartigan

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