Tracey Moffatt to Speak at the Art Gallery of New South Wales


SYDNEY.- Leading visual contemporary artist, Tracey Moffatt is arguably Australia’s most successful international artist. Now back in Australia after 15 years of working in New York, she is known for her film, photography and video works, which are held in leading art institutions around the world including 100 works in the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ collection. Moffatt’s art is as likely to be inspired by popular culture and the idea of fame and celebrity as it is by art history. In her lecture at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, as part of current photographic exhibition Alfred Stieglitz: the Lake George years , Tracey explores the saga of two generous and brilliant American artists of the 20th-century who made stars of other people: photographer Alfred Stieglitz and the pop-star Prince. Born in Brisbane in 1960, Moffatt studied visual communications at the Queensland College of Art. Since her