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Destiny Deacon 1957, AU

Rank (2016): 4984 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 108

    Solo shows 17

    2012
    Destiny Deacon - Going Strait - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2011
    pose-a-rama - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2010
    Destiny Deacon - RMIT University City Campus, Carlton, VIC
    2009
    Destiny Deacon - Gazette - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2007
    Destiny Deacon – Whacked, 2007 - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2006
    Destiny Deacon - walk and don’t look blak - The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    Destiny Deacon - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Destiny Deacon - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
    2005
    Destiny Deacon - Colour Blinded - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Destiny Deacon: Walk + Don’t Look Blak - Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
    2004
    Destiny Deacon - Walk & don't look blak - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
    Destiny Deacon - Moomba - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2003
    Destiny Deacon - d-tour - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Destiny Deacon - Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
    Destiny Deacon - Postcard from Mummy - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2001
    Destiny Deacon - Forced into Images - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    1998
    Postcards from Mummy - The First Third of a Life - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW

    Group shows 91

    2015
    Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection - Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor (NSW)
    Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection - Artspace Mackay, Mackay, QLD
    Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
    2014
    Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection - Maitland Regional Art Gallery - MRAG, Canberra, ACT
    Bad Aboriginal photography - MGA - Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria
    Five Centuries of Melancholia - University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
    Feminism and the Permanent Collection - Ararat Regional Art Gallery, Ararat, VIC
    The TarraWarra Biennial 2014: Whisper in My Mask - TarraWarra Museum of Art, Box Hill, VIC
    South: Contemporary Art from Australia, Mexico and South Africa - Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Gymea, NSW
    Episodes: Australian Photography Now - Dong-gang Museum of Photography, Hasong-ri
    Remain in Light: Photography from the Museum of Contemporary Art collection - Ipswich Regional Art Gallery, Ipswich (QL)
    2013
    Melbourne Now - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
    Direct Democracy - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
    Debil Debil - Anna Schwartz Gallery - Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Shadowlife - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
    2012
    Like - Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula, NSW
    Freeze! The directorial turn in contemporary art - Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
    Hello Dollies - Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, NSW
    New 2011: Selected Recent Acquisitions - University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
    2011
    What's in a face? aspects of portrait photography - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    New Acquisitions in Context - Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, NSW
    Destiny Deacon, Virginia Fraser: It's Playblak Time & Schoolroom - 24HR Art, Darwin, NT
    Citizen Collectors - Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
    The Phantasm - Foxy Production, New York City, NY
    A Tribute to Photography - Primo Marella Gallery Milan, Milan
    It's Playblak Time & Schoolroom - 24HR Art, Darwin, NT
    photography group show - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2010
    Change - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
    It’s a playblak time: a neighbourhood watch in several acts - Kunstraum pro arte - Tennengauer Kunstkreis, Hallein
    2009
    GROUP SHOW - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    La Grande Spolveratrice e altre storie - Assab One, Milan
    Rising Tide: Film & Video works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
    Terra Nullius - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Australien - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
    Terra Nullius - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Australien - Halle 14, Leipzig
    Rising Tide: Film And Video Works From The Mca Collection, Sydney - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    Australian Video Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
    2008
    Half Light - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    16th Biennale of Sydney: Forms that Turn - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Looking Out - Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW
    2007
    Recent Acquisitions: Monash University Collection - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
    Passion for Art - 35 Jahre Essl Museum - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
    Terrain - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
    Dolls - Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
    2006
    Yours, Mine and Ours - 50 Years of ABC TV - Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW
    Why Pictures Now - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    High Tide - new currents in contemporary art from Australia and New Zealand - , Vilnius
    Bangu Yilbara - works from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
    2005
    Points of View: Australian Photography 1985-95 - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Prepossession - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Unstilled Lives: Destiny Deacon and Evergon - Concordia University, Montreal, QC
    Faces in the Crowd - Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    NEW05 - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
    2004
    SENI Singapore 2004: Art & the Contemporary - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
    Minority Report - Aarhus Festival of Contemporary Art, Aarhus
    Blackspot - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
    Blak Insights - Contemporary Indigenous Art - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    Art Australia - Kulturstiftung Schloss Agathenburg, Agathenburg
    Destiny Deacon / Lisl Ponger - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
    2004 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art - Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
    2003
    Traffic - Crossing Currents in Indigenous Photomedia - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
    See here now: the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s - The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    In faccia al mondo. Il ritratto contemporaneo nel medium fotografico - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
    This Is Not America - Galerie Horst Schuler, Dusseldorf
    Aktuelle Kunst aus Australien - kunst:raum sylt quelle, Rantum / Sylt
    2002
    perturbamento - Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
    It’s hard to be human - The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    Screen Life - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
    Group Show - Dirty Dozen - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
    Collections Parallèles - Université Rennes 2, Rennes
    The First 20 Years - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    2001
    Yokohama 2001 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Yokohama Triennale Office, Tokyo
    Telling stories - The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    Lightness of Being: Contemporary Photographic Art from Australia - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
    Striking - MGA - Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria
    Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Australien - Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
    2000
    L´Art dans le monde 2000 - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
    Zeitgenössicher Fotokunst aus Australien - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    The Song of the Earth - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    12th Biennale of Sydney 2000 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    1999
    Re-Take - The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, SA
    ARX5 - Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA
    48th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Melbourne International Biennial 1999 - Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, VIC
    1998
    The Kate Challis RAKA award 1998 - The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    1996
    Apt2 - Asia-pacific Triennial Of Contemporary Art - Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
    1995
    An Eccentric Orbit: Video Art in Australia - University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
    1994
    Bad Toys - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
    Blakness: Blak City Culture! - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
    True Colours – Aboriginal & Torres : Strait Islander Artists Raise the Flag - SLG South London Gallery, London
    Descriptions - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC

    Dealer Directory 2

    Australia
    Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Italy
    Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

    Collections 8

    Australia
    Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
    Murray Art Museum (MAMA), Albury, NSW
    Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
    MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
    Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Monash Gallery of Art (MGA), Wheelers Hill, Victoria
    Austria
    Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
    Last update: 05 Jul 2016

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