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Portraits by Michael Riley

Daily from Saturday 22 March 2014 until Sunday 17 August 2014
Hetti, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Hetti, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Influential Indigenous Australian artist Michael Riley (1960 - 2004) created these portrait photographs between 1984 and 1990 - they stand as an intricately connected group portrait of the vibrant urban-based Indigenous arts community in Sydney's inner-west at a formative moment.

15 portraits

1Tracey, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013). 2Darrell, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1990 (printed 2013). 3Kristina, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1984 (printed 2013). 4Linda and Binni, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1984 (printed 2013). All Michael Riley.

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