Max Dupain (1911-1992) was Australia's most celebrated and influential photographer of the 20th century. He was born in Sydney, where he lived and worked all his life. He received his first camera as a gift at the age of 13, and began his professional career as a commercial photographer in the early 1930s.
Dupain was a master of black-and-white photography, and his work is known for its sharp focus, geometric compositions, and dramatic lighting. He photographed a wide range of subjects, including landscapes, architecture, industry, fashion, and people. He is perhaps best known for his iconic images of Australian beach culture, such as Sunbaker (1937) and Girl Standing on Beach (1938).
Dupain's work was also important in documenting Australia's changing social and cultural landscape in the postwar era. He photographed the construction of the Sydney Opera House, the growth of Australian industry, and the more...
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