– Highlights

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MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun

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Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events

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Art Safari

28 Apr, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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ARTBAR April 2017

28 Apr, 7.00pm, MCA

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Workshop

03 May, 6.30pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

– News from inside the MCA

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. more

From the archives: Curious catalogue

Never judge a book by its cover? In this issue of our monthly archive series, MCA Archives and Records Management Coordinator, Stephanie, leafs through some unusual pages more

Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Collection Artist Interviews

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Mike Parr

Born 1945, Sydney. Lives and works Sydney.


Mike Parr’s broad-ranging practice in performance, printmaking and drawing goes back to the early 1970s. His work, often highly political, has been exhibited extensively around Australia and the rest of the world, including in major group exhibitions such as Mix Tape 1980s: Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2013); Last Ride in a Hot Air Balloon, 4th Auckland Triennial, Auckland (2010); 3rd Moscow Biennale, Moscow (2009); Revolutions – Forms That Turn, 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008) and Into Me/Out of Me, PS1, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2006).

Parr’s work has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including major survey shows such as Brain Coral, National Art School Gallery, Sydney (2012); Mike Parr Edelweiss, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna (2012); and Volte Face: Mike Parr Prints & Preprints 1970–2005, MCA, Sydney (2006).

Parr’s work is held in the collection of numerous public institutions and universities throughout Australia, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; and National Library of Australia, Canberra.

Works by Mike Parr

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