This exhibition will draw 40 of the highlights of the collection to show the richness and diversity of photographic practice. Selected from each decade of the medium’s history from the 1840s onwards, this exhibition shows the evolution of this unique art form through some of its best loved and most remarkable images.

Art Exhibition previously on at NGV International in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 16 October 2009 to Sunday 04 April 2010

Aubrey Beardsley 1895 image

Published by National Gallery of Victoria - International on Wednesday 19 August 2009.
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In 1969, the newly established Department of Photography acquired its first photograph for the permanent collection. With a collection numbering over 15,000 international and Australian photographs, it is timely to ‘re-view’ what has been achieved.

Free entry