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A moment in time

Bendigo Art Gallery

PORTRAITS OF THE 1990s BY FRANCIS REISS
16 August - 28 September

Drawn from the photographer’s own collection, A Moment in Time will focus on a selection of photographic portraits by photojournalist Francis Reiss that have captured personalities from Australia’s art scene in the 1990s.

The exhibition consists of approximately 40 portraits of individuals from the art community who have contributed either through their own artistic practice or as significant figures who have promoted and endorsed the arts.

Born in Hamburg in 1927, Francis Reiss has enjoyed a diverse and productive career as a photojournalist, and his work has been featured in publications including Picture Post, LIFE, Time, Paris Match, New York Times, Milwaukee Journal, Pageant, The Australian, Minicam, Creative Camera, Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology, Overland, Bystander, Digital Photography & Design, Good Weekend and Australia Focus Towards Reconciliation.

 

Francis Reiss
Deborah Halpern 1994
silver gelatin photograph
Reproduced courtesy of the artist

Francis Reiss, Deborah Halpern 1994, silver gelatin photograph, Reproduced courtesy of the artist