NEWS: Fleeting Art at Sydney's MCA

May 28, 2013 5:02AM

Last week, Australian-Chinese artist Guan Wei completed a 13-meter-long mural in the Mordant Wing foyer at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA). The second commission in the location since it opened last year, The Journey to Australia (2013) makes reference to the waterside site of the MCA, where the First Fleet anchored in 1788, commencing the process of European colonization. In the mural, figures struggle to survive the foaming waters populated by menacing sea creatures.

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