New Acquisitions in Context

New Acquisitions in Context celebrates five years of the MCA’s successful New Acquisitions series of exhibitions. It is presented throughout the Museum’s Level 4 galleries and showcases recent acquisitions alongside selected works from the existing MCA and JW Power Collections.

Art Exhibition previously on at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in The Rocks precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Friday 10 December 2010 to Sunday 19 June 2011

The Follly (still) 2008-093  image Goat Odyssey (still) 2006 image Neon Light Installations 1970–2002 image

Published by M.C.A. on Tuesday 30 November 2010.
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Collecting is a vital part of the MCA’s activities and is crucial in terms of supporting artists and preserving their work for future generations. The MCA is the only museum in Australia dedicated to collecting and exhibiting contemporary art. New Acquisitions in Context provides visitors with the opportunity to experience a diverse selection of Australian and international art as well as offering an insight into how the MCA Collection is developed.

Spanning a range of media from sculpture and drawing to installation and video, New Acquisitions in Context includes work by artists James Angus, Hany Armanious, John Barbour, Sophie Coombs, Juan Davila, Hayden Fowler, Simryn Gill, Matthew Griffin, Mary Gubriawuy, Patrick Hartigan, Mathew Jones, Peter Kennedy, Laith McGregor, James Morrison, Arlo Mountford, Dorota Mytych, Robert Rauschenberg, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Tim Silver, Ken Thaiday, Imants Tillers, Günter Weseler and Simon Yates.