Catherine Opie: global lens, Australian click-through

In an Australian first, a survey exhibition of LA-based queer photographer, Catherine Opie, heads to Heide.

Today (27 February), Heide Museum of Modern Art has announced the first survey exhibition of the US photographer Catherine Opie to be presented in Australia. 

While Opie is perhaps not a household name in this country, her images capture a sensitivity and exploration of contemporary community that is very resonant in today’s Australian culture.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina