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Rex DUPAIN
statement | works

1954
Born Sydney
Introduced to photography at an unusually early age

1969
Won the Royal Easter Show Photographic Award, 1st and 2nd Prize.

1973-76
Studied painting and drawing at the National Art School, DIP.ART.

1977
Diploma in Education, Sydney Teacher's College, DIP.ED.

1989-92
Master of Fine Arts at the University of NSW, M.F.A.

1982-94
Held regular solo exhibitions of paintings including Hogarth Galleries, Sydney; Solander Gallery, Canberra;

Michael Nagy Fine Art, Sydney; Plus represented at the Macquarie Galleries, Sydney; Australian Galleries Sydney and included in each of Archibald, Wynne, Sulman Exhibitions at the Art Gallery of NSW.

1985-96
Taught painting and life drawing at The National Art School.

1995
Re-introduced photography to the studio

1996
Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, 'The Beach', exhibited photographs.

1997
Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, Twentieth Anniversary Photography show, exhibited photographs

1998
Light and Shadow Josef Lebovic Gallery

1998
Sydney Rain series, Byron Mapp Gallery, Sydney

1998
Bondi to Broken Hill series, Byron Mapp Gallery, Sydney. Combined book launch with Harper Collins Publishers

1998
Bondi to Broken Hill series, Australian Embassy, Paris

2000
Place called home Byron Mapp Gallery, Sydney - solo exhibition Federation, National Gallery of Australia, touring exhibition.

2001
Important Works on Paper, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, April.

RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

1996
Black and White Magazine, series of Beach Images, plus article by Steve Packer - October.

Sydney Morning Herald, Good Weekend, 'Up Front', 29 June 1996

Sydney Morning Herald review, Robert McFarlane, 19 July 1996

1996-8
Edition Habit Press, continuous series of duotone letter cards of Sydney.

1997
Sydney Morning Herald, Robert MacFarlane, review.

1998
Harper-Collins Australia, 'Bondi to Broken Hill', hard cover, complete book of photographs, duotone.

Black and White Magazine, picture plus book review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill', October.

Monument Magazine, pictures and book review 'Bondi to Broken Hill' 24 October 1998

Sydney Morning Herald, Robert McFarlane, illustrated review 2/12/98

Sydney Morning Herald, 'Best Books of 98', illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill', 5/12/98.

The Newcastle Herald, Elvira Sprogis, illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill' 24/10/98.

Geelong Advertiser, Noel Murphy, illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill, 14/11/98.

Herald Sun (Melbourne), Felicity Allen, illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill' 3/9/98

The Australian Magazine Buzz, by Kellie Fuller, illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill' 10/10/98

West Australian, Big Weekend, illustrated review, 'Bondi to Broken Hill' 3/10/98.

The Australian, illustrated book review, 3/10/98

1999
Sydney Morning Herald, Geraldine O'Brien, Urban Eyes reproduction/ review, 'Lighthouse, Bradley's Head', 6/3/99.

Elle Magazine, Australia photographic reproduction. Summer article, January issue.

Architektur & Womnen, Hamburg. Sydney special. Two posters included in magazine, 84 x 56 cm, October issue.

Discovery, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong in-flight magazine. Twelve photographic images of Sydney, 9 pages, November issue.

Edition Habit Press, Sydney Calender: Rex Dupain's Sydney for Year 2000.

Paris photo, Le Carrousel du Louvre, November.

2000
Die zeit. Hamburg. Photographic illustrations, newspaper, January.

Sydney Morning Herald, Money, Views and Advice. 15/3/00

Sydney Dream, Studio Magazine's Australian Olympic Athletes.

Not Only Sport, Studio Magazine. Rex Dupain Surf Life Savers Series, 9 pictures

HQ Magazine Pictures plus article on Byron Mapp Exhibition. October issue.

Australian Style Magazine, September issue.

W.C. Penfolds. Calendar 2000.

Edition Habit Press, Rex Dupain's Sydney. Calendar 2001

Sydney Morning Herald, review (plus 3 pictures) by Robert McFarlane. October 30, page 14- Metropolitan.

HQ Magazine. Article plus picture. December issue.

National Gallery of Australia. Federation: Australian Art and Society, 1901-2001. Book Pages 165 & 167, Gael Newton.

2001
Canberra Times, 'Lust and Laughs' review of 'Erotica' exhibition, Artists Ties Gallery.

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Gai Waterhouse, Sydney
Kerry Packer, Sydney
Malcolm Turnbull, Sydney
Robert Hughes, O.A., New York
Edmund Capon, Sydney
Pol Publishing, Sydney
S. Walker Collection, Glasgow
State Street Global Advisor, Boston
Attorney Generals' Department, Sydney
Burrows Limited, Sydney
United Airline, Sydney
Quay West, Sydney
Sydney City Council, Sydney
Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
The National Library of Australia, Canberra