Image: Greg Weight, Wind and other voices (2010), permanent pigment on cotton rag paper, edition 5, 66 x 100cm
27 February to 14 April 2020
Open Air is a new group exhibition showcasing landscape photography from the Parliament House Art Collection. From the green forests of Tasmania, across the vast salt lakes of outback South Australia and up to the dramatic star-filled night skies over the Northern Territory, this exhibition features images of landscapes from across Australia. Drawn from the Parliament House Art Collection, the exhibition includes some of Australia’s best contemporary artists/photographers including Peter Dombrovskis, Murray Fredericks, Richard Woldendorp, Nici Cumpston, Greg Weight and Rosemary Laing.
The display will run from 27 February to 14 April 2020 in the Presiding Officers Exhibition Area on Level 1 in the free public areas of Parliament House, Canberra.
For more details visit the website.
Photographer Greg Weight has photographed some of Australia’s most significant artists including Arthur Boyd and Brett Whiteley. His photographs have been included in group exhibitions at Old Parliament House, the Brett Whiteley Studio and the National Portrait Gallery. Weight was awarded a residency at Hill End in NSW in 1999 and the Citigroup Australian Photographic Portrait Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 2003. In 2004 a book of Weight’s photographs titled ‘Australian Artists’ was released, accompanied by an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra in 2005. Weight’s work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; the National Library of Australia, Canberra and the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney.
Greg has an upcoming exhibition at Australian Galleries, Sydney, which will run from 21 April – 10 May 2020.
Image: Greg Weight, East of Emily (2009), permanent pigment on cotton rag paper, 53 x 80cm