Melbourne post-war photography

A companion to the State Library of Victoria's 'As modern as tomorrow' exhibition. Includes images held in our Pictures Collection and links to external sites. Explores individual photographers and photographic styles.

Street photography

 Woman walking along footpath next to brick building, Mark Strizic, ca 1950-1959, H2008.11/1333

Woman walking along footpath next to brick building, Mark Strizic, ca 1950-1959, H2008.11/1333 

Mark Strizic

Pedestrains in front of Prouds, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Mark Strizic, ca 1950-1960, H2008.11/1811

Social documentary

Diaz

Playground, Maggie Diaz, ca 1960-ca 1969 

Diaz

   Migrant workers, Maggie Diaz, ca 1962- ca 1969    

The photography of Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans profoundly influenced subsequent documentary photographers.

Street photographers

Some international influences

Photographers of interest

State Library Victoria

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