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Hide and Seek: Self-portraits from the Cunningham Dax Collection

Hide and Seek: Self-portraits

Hide and Seek brings the viewer face-to-face with the most potent yet enigmatic form of self-expression: the self-portrait. The 50 self-portraits brought together for this exhibition traverse the allusive and fluctuating territory of self-perception, bringing forth totem creatures, symbolic incarnations, monstrous visions and palpable internal pain.  It emphasises the multiplicity and mutability of the self, tackling mortality head-on and examining the relationship between interiority and the physical self.

Curators

Juliette Hanson – Anna Takács

Exhibition History

The Gordon Gallery, Geelong 03/10/2012 – 26/10/2012

Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell 23/03/2013 – 19/05/2013

Wagga Wagga Art Gallery 02/08/2014 – 26/10/2014

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