Travelling Exhibitions

Robyn Stacey: as still as life

A Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) travelling exhibition

Robyn Stacey: as still as life leads audiences into the tantalising world of the still-life tradition. The exhibition opens with an exploration of still-life photographs drawn from MGA’s collection, placing the genre and Robyn Stacey’s work into context.

Stacey is one of Australia’s leading photographic artists whose fascination with the still-life genre inspired the magnificent works in this exhibition. Through the contemporary medium of photography Stacey brings historical collections to life on a monumental scale, interrogating what these collections meant for the original owners and brilliantly interweaving personal historical narratives into sumptuous still lifes.

Artists: Katthy Cavaliere, Olive Cotton, Max Dupain, Joachim Froese, Christine Godden, Janina Green, Fiona Hall, Penelope Malone, David Moore, George J Morris, Michael Riley, Robyn Stacey, Anne Zahalka

Curator: Anouska Phizacklea

MGA would like to acknowledge the following exhibition supporters: City of Monash and Creative Victoria


Tour itinerary:

Flinders University Museum of Art (SA)
12 October 2020 – 5 February 2021
(Please note this exhibition includes works by Robyn Stacey only)

Ballarat Art Gallery (VIC)
27 March – 4 July 2021

Redland Art Gallery (QLD)
25 July – 29 August 2021

Venues considering hosting this exhibition or wish to discuss in more detail can contact the gallery with an expression of interest on 03 8544 0500 or email to [email protected]

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Past Exhibitions

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  • STAGES: life in lockdown
  • When the sun sleeps
Clare Jellie
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Travelling Exhibitions

  • John Gollings: the history of the built world
  • The light fades but the gods remain | Bill Henson
  • Robyn Stacey: as still as life

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