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MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

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Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

– Learning Events

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Engaging Students with disability

18 Aug, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Art Safari

25 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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ARTBAR August 2017

25 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Claudia Nicholson's ARTBAR of love and devotion

July’s ARTBAR will see the MCA turned into an elaborate quinceañera by this month’s curator, Claudia Nicholson. more

#ConversationStarters: Have you ever made a decision based on fear?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

#ConversationStarters: What are you afraid of for the future?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Collection Artist Interviews

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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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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