– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

25 Aug, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR August 2017

25 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

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Performance

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23 Sep, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– 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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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

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

– In the MCA Collection online

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