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Richard Woldendorp

Coasts, Lakes & Deserts


Opening Thursday 24 May 6-8 pm
Exhibition Dates 24 May - 23 June 2012


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WATERMARK


Exhibition Dates 26 August - 18 September 2010 Opening Thursday 26 August 6-8 pm


My involvement is to photograph the highlights and to interpret them with the camera in a painterly way. I emphasise these highlights by pointing the camera down and focusing on the subject, excluding the horizon so one looses a point of reference and the reality often takes on an abstract view ... Read more

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Truth and Magic in the Age of Photoshop


Exhibition dates : 22 October - 15 November 2008 Opening: Wednesday 22 October 6-8pm


Truth and Magic in the Age of Photoshop A photograph is a physical record of a fleeting moment, of light bounced off an object, of motion rendered static, of temporality captured and held. In photography, the ephemeral is transformed through a kind of alchemy into the tangible, a slice of time be ... Read more

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Multiplex - Group exhibition


Exhibition dates: 11 June - 26 July 2008
Opening: Wednesday 11 June 6 - 8 pm


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Selected Photographs


Exhibition dates: 13 May - 7 June 2008


The aerial perspective is an inspiring one especially in Australia because of its flatness and lack of roads in the outback and some coastal areas, all of which make for an interesting approach from which to appreciate the variations and abstractions in our landscape. I Read more

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Saltworks


Exhibition dates : 15 August - 15 September 2007
Opening: Wednesday 15 August 6-8pm


In a career that spans more than half a century, there can be few aspects of Australian life that Richard Woldendorp has not photographed. He has shown us the people, plants and animals of the land he adopted as his own when he arrived from the Netherlands in 1951. With well-known writers he has pub ... Read more

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Coastline


Opening Wednesday 19 July 6-8pm
19 July - 19 August 2006


Fellow photographer and reviewer, the late Max Dupain commented that Woldendorp's landscapes looked like they were made 'a million years before man arrived'. Coastlines in particular have fascinated him for their confrontation of motion and pattern in the waves and waterways and massive landforms. Read more

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Richard Woldendorp


Opening Wednesday 15 June 6-8 pm
15 June - 16 July 2005


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Down to Earth


Opening Saturday 31 July 3-5pm
28 July - 28 August 2004


The Australian landscape has always appealed to me. There's something about it - its spaciousness, its character, the light and its uniqueness. But it also is a very old landscape. It is the flattest and driest continent, which compared with other countries, does not manifest itself in grandeur a ...

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