– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

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

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

01 Sep, 6.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Dear Giselle

New Romance artist Giselle Stanborough answers your questions about the modern dating world. more

What we've been reading: June

In the spirit of our current exhibition, Telling Tales, MCA Staffers share what they’ve been reading over the past month. more

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

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.

Robert Rooney

b.1937 :

Robert Rooney born in 1937 in Melbourne, is a Melbourne-based art critic, painter and photographer and a key proponent of Conceptual Art in Australia. Rooney’s work featured in the seminal exhibition The Field at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1968. Subsequent exhibitions have included Endless Present: Robert Rooney and Conceptual Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,2010; Play, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2012; Cubism and Australian Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2009; 1968, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1995; and The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art, The 8th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, 1990.

His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney.

Works by Robert Rooney

– In the MCA Collection online

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