– Highlights

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

05 Mar, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

Educators conference: 6-7 April

06 Apr, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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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

– In the MCA Collection online

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