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National Gallery of Victoria Opens Deep Water Exhibition

The National Gallery of Victoria presents Deep Water an exhibition on view through 11 SEP 2011.

Frank HURLEY A turreted berg 1913 carbon photograph 42.0 x 73.5 cm Purchased, 1999

Water is a ubiquitous and mutable substance. It is the fundamental element that enables and sustains all life on earth, but possess a deadly and destructive power. Since the nineteenth century, water and its environs have presented an endlessly fascinating subject for photographers.

This exhibition, drawn from the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, is in two sections, freshwater and saltwater, and includes photographs of; Antarctica, seascapes and coastal scenes, inland water ways and rivers, and images of swimming and bathing.

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