Bill Henson, 2006
6 July 2006
Bill Henson is one of Australia’s most distinguished artists. He has exhibited extensively both locally and internationally over a period that spans three decades. In 1995 Henson represented Australia at the Venice Biennale. In 2005 a comprehensive survey of his work was held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the National Gallery of Victoria.
His work is to be found in every major public collection in Australia and many collections outside Australia including the Auckland Art Gallery, the Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris, the Houston Museum of Fine Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, the Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, the Sammlung Volpinum, Vienna, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
In October 2006 Bill Henson will be exhibiting a major body of work in Twilight: Photography in the Magic Hour at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Two major monographs; Mnemosyne (2005) and Lux et Nox (2002) have been published by Scalo (Switzerland).
Bill Henson has been represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery since 1990.
Private view: Thursday 6 July, 6-8pm
Exhibition dates: 6 July- 5 August, 2006