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Loose Canon

Loose Canon

22 August 2014 to 15 November 2014 - Sydney
Exhibition

Curated by Daniel Mudie Cunningham

Loose Canon navigates the conventions of a ‘collection exhibition’ in relation to the way art historical ‘canons’ are formed. The idea of the ‘canon’ itself – referring to art reflecting the highest quality standard against which something can be judged within any given historical moment – has been applied loosely and according to the peculiarities of this collection. Representing a diverse range of contemporary practice, Loose Canon presents an alternative canon with the work of well-regarded artists alongside those who are often left out of the recent histories of Australian art.