ARTICLE: Charles Meere, Australian Beach Pattern, 1940. Oil on Canvas, 91.5 x 122 cm. Follow the link http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/OA20.1965/ read the further information provided.
1. ARTICLE + QUESTION: The bathers, 1989. Type C photograph, 72.4 x 83.6 cm. Follow the link http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/96.1990/ read the further information attached to this image. With reference to Meer's 'Beach Pattern' discuss how Zahalka has altered the representation of Australian beach culture.
2. QUESTION: The Sunbather # 2, 1989 type C colour photographs 76 × 76cm. Compare Zahalka's work 'The Sunbather #2' to the iconic Dupain work, 'Sunbaker'. How has Zahalka commented on the cultural heritage of Australia? Identify similarities and differences in the two works.
2. ARTICLE + QUESTION: Sunbaker (Culburra NSW), 1937. Gelatin silver print, 37.9 x 42.8 cm. Follow the link http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/115.1976/ and read further information on this image. What are the cultural and historical influences in Dupain's photographs? Analyse how Dupain refers to 'an *icon of the Australian way of life'.