Past Exhibitions

Hoppe Portraits: Society, Studio & Street

9 June 2012 to 29 July 2012

CLOSING SOON! Cecil Beaton called him ‘The Master’. He was the most famous photographer in the world during the 1910s and '20s.

The rediscovered works of Emil Otto Hoppé (British, German born, 1878-1972) come to Melbourne for the first time at Monash Gallery of Art from 9 June to 29 July 2012. This exhibition includes stunning portraits of the most famous cultural identities, literary figures, artists and dancers of the era. Not to mention Hoppé’s exploration of the rapidly changing streets of London, often using a hidden camera.

Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio & Street was organised by the National Portrait Gallery, London in collaboration with Curatorial Assistance and the EO Hoppé Estate Collection and is circulated by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions, Pasadena, California.

Current Exhibitions

  • Fashioning black identity: Africa and the African diaspora
  • Dressing up: clothing and camera
  • The Tucker portraits

Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Portrait of Monash: the ties that bind
  • Not standing still: new approaches in documentary photography

Past Exhibitions

Atrium Gallery

  • Ali MC: Nong shain maw: stonebreakers of the east Khasi highlands
  • Atrium Gallery – information

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

Bowness Prize

  • William & Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2015 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2014 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2013 Bowness Photography Prize
  • 2012 Bowness Photography Prize
  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize 2011
  • William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize 2010
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