1969: The Black Box of Conceptual Art

WHEN : 12th September - 8th November
WHERE : QUT Art Museum

A reconstruction of the first Conceptual art exhibition in Australia sent by Ian Burn, Roger Cutforth and Mel Ramsden in 1969 to Pinacotheca gallery, Melbourne. Their work –Xerox Books, Six Negatives and photo-documentation – sent from New York proved influential on a generation of Australian artists. The reconstruction will be accompanied by video, journals, paintings and other works made at the time by the three young expatriates to reveal not only a broader context for their work but also how their concept art came out of working at the edge of late modernist painting.

Curated by Ann Stephen

University Art Gallery, The University of Sydney
In association with QUT Art Museum