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David Moore 
Surry Hills street 
[100 Photographs, pl. 008] 
1948 
  
Gelatin silver print 
David Moore Estate 
© Courtesy of the David Moore Estate 
  
 
LL/32031 
  
David Moore spent his weekends in the depressed areas of Surry Hills and Redfern as an antidote to the artificiality of his advertising work at Max Dupain's studio. He remembered how this photograph required a little luck:Late afternoon sun gave the forms and elements graphic strength, but something else was needed. As if on cue, the small figure of a man appeared
Alan Davies, The State Library of NSW
 
This photograph was included in the David Moore 100 Photographs series that toured the State Library of NSW (titled David Moore 100 photographs) in late 2005. The exhibition then travelled to Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, in 2006, changing its title to David Moore A Vision, 1927-2003; and then to Bendigo Art Gallery (2006), Shepparton Art Gallery (2006), Albury Regional Art Gallery (2007), Gold Coast City Art Gallery (2007), Wollongong City Gallery (2007), Mildura Arts Centre (2008), and finally to LaTrobe Regional Gallery (2008). A Limited Edition of the series was also produced. 
 

 
  
 
  
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