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Figures on the beach,1952

Date: 1952
Dimensions:
Overall: 410 x 400 mm
Display dimensions (Frame): 895 x 660 x 45 mm
Mount / Matt size: 866 x 630 mm
Medium: Paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Silver gelatin print
Object No: 00001258

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    Figures on the Beach,1952 by Max Dupain.
    SignificanceCelebrated photographer Max Dupain turned his camera on the beach to create some of Australia's most enduring images of sunbathers, surf lifesavers and swimmers.
    Dupain preferred black and white photography to capture the dazzling light and colour of the Australian seaside.
    He was a leading figure of the modernist New Photography movement in the 1930s and pursued a life long fascination with extremes of light, perspective and its relationship to form.
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    Photographer: Max Dupain

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