Henry Talbot -1960s Fashion Photographer at NGV | ITSLIQUID

Henry Talbot -1960s Fashion Photographer at NGV

Fashion | June 15, 2016 |

Henry Talbot -1960s Fashion Photographer at NGVImage courtesy of NGV

Henry Talbot – 1960s Fashion Photographer at NGV

Melbourne and 1960s fashion are the starring subjects of more than eighty striking never-seen-before photographs by fashion photographer Henry Talbot which feature in this exhibition from the NGV Collection. In common with a number of other eminent practitioners in the postwar period, Henry Talbot was a European émigré artist who brought an invigorating internationalism to Australian photography.

 

Henry Talbot -1960s Fashion Photographer at NGVImage courtesy of NGV

 

Talbot’s career in Melbourne began in the late 1950s when he went into business with the renowned international fashion photographer Helmut Newton. Their Flinders Lane studio was a successful enterprise and they secured major clients including Sportscraft, Lucas and the Australian Wool Board. His time with Newton established Talbot’s place as a dynamic force in Australian fashion photography, and his work was regularly published in Australian Vogue.

 

Henry Talbot -1960s Fashion Photographer at NGVImage courtesy of NGV

 

Throughout the 1960s, and into the 1970s, Talbot was a leading figure in the Australian fashion world. His work was known for its fresh modern look linking contemporary fashion and popular culture, and exemplified the emerging youth culture of these exuberant times. The exhibition is open during the NGV’s landmark 200 Years of Australian Fashion exhibition and together, these two exhibitions will offer a fresh new look at Australian fashion in the 1960s.

 

NGV Australia
From May 7 to Aug 21 2016

 

more. ngv.vic.gov.

 

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


Marking Time: Process in Minimal…

Art | January 17, 2020

From December 18, 2019, through July 20, 2020, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Marking Time: Process in Minimal Abstraction. Featuring a selection of nearly a dozen paintings and works on paper from the Guggenheim collection by Agnes Martin, Roman Opałka, Park Seo-Bo, and others, this presentation explores how artists operating in a variety of contexts foregrounded process as they forged new approaches to abstraction. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: THE BODY…

Calls | January 13, 2020

ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with Venice Events and Ca' Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Exhibition 2020 that will be held in Venice during the period of Venice Carnival 2020 Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: VENICE INTERNATIONAL…

Calls | January 6, 2020

Venice International Art Fair is a contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. Founded in 2001 by ITSLIQUID Group the 12th edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Read more


Natalie Czech / Friederike Feldmann

Art | January 2, 2020

The double exhibition Natalie Czech / Friederike Feldmann brings together two artistic positions that deal specifically with pictorial and linguistic topics and question how meanings are created. The exhibition in the Maschinenhaus M2 at the KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art brings selected series of the two artists’ works into a dialogical context. In her conceptual photographs, Natalie Czech develops new meanings in the aesthetic interweaving of different levels of text and image. The artist examines the interaction between linguistic and visual information and uncovers poetic potential. In the series Poems by Repetition (since 2017), Czech doubles or multiplies photographed objects and rearranges them, in some cases divided into individual segments. By repeating relevant parts of sentences and words, highlighting them in colour, or covering unimportant elements, she reveals minimalist poems-for example, in the lyrics of Beatles songs. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!