Icon & archive: photography from the world wars

Icon & archive demonstrates the powerful role played by photography in the efforts of Australians to make sense of and remember the terrible events of the First and the Second World Wars.

Art Exhibition previously on at MGA - Monash Gallery of Art in Australia.
From Friday 16 April 2010 to Sunday 11 July 2010

Asti Studio image

Published by Monash Gallery of Art on Sunday 18 April 2010.
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Curated by Shaune Lakin, Monash Gallery of Art’s new special exhibition, Icon & archive: photography and the world wars, draws on the Australian War Memorial’s vast photographic collection to consider the relationship between photography, memory and war.

Opening celebrations Saturday 17 April 3.00pm. To be opened by The Hon Alan Griffin MP, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.

Special ANZAC Day talk

Sunday 25 April 2.00pm
MGA Director Shaune Lakin will discuss rarely seen photographs taken by soldiers at Gallipoli.