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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

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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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James Morrison

Born 1959, Goroka, Papua New Guinea. Lives and works Sydney, New South Wales.

Trained as a florist, James Morrison’s work is concerned with the natural world and the Papuan landscape of his childhood. His work encompasses painting, drawing and sculpture, and has been exhibited in Australia and overseas. Recent solo shows include A History of Robotics, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney (2011); Antique Egypt, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney (2008); and The Great Tasmanian Wars, Gippsland Centre for Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand (2005).

Group exhibitions include The Past is Easy, Kings ARI, Melbourne (2013); Wilderness: Balnaves Contemporary Painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2010); Before and After Science: 2010 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2010); Living Deadly, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2010); I Walk the Line: New Australian Drawing, MCA, Sydney (2009); The Ecologies Project, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2008); Look! New Perspectives on the Contemporary Collection, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2008); and Otherworlds, King St Gallery on Burton, Sydney (2007).

Morrison’s work is held in a number of collections, including Monash University Collection, Melbourne; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria; and the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria.

Works by James Morrison

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