Melbourne, Australia. October 2012. Due to popular demand, Crown’s Photo Finish exhibition is to be reinstalled for this year’s Spring Racing Carnival. The exhibition is a celebration of racing and style coinciding with Fashion on the Fields 50th Anniversary. New portraits of Jesinta Campbell, Ann Peacock and Tom and Hoda Waterhouse alongside 27 other portraits will be on display until Sunday 18 November at Crown Metropol.
Photo Finish is an unrivalled collection of modern images drawn from the dignitaries, prominent jockeys, trainers, breeders, owners, officials, bookmakers, racing identities and celebrities. Returning to the exhibition is Melbourne Cup legend Bart Cummings, champion jockeys Frankie Dettori and Glen Boss, internationally renowned trainers Luca Cumani, Dermot Weld and Gai Waterhouse and New Zealand breeder, Sir Patrick Hogan.
The exhibition brings together the work of leading photographers in Australia and from around the globe, each specially commissioned for the exhibition by Crown. Earl Carter, Tyler Stableford, Julian Kingma, Megan Cullen, Ellis Parrinder, Stephen Langdon, Toufic Araman, Daniel Mahon, John Tsiavis are just some of the artists that have captured these incredible portraits.
Stationed throughout Crown’s glittering level one retail precinct at Crown Metropol, the resulting series of larger-than-life, high-impact portraits illustrate a range of styles and techniques,
providing an extraordinary window to view the heroes and legends of the race that stops a nation.
What: Crown’s Photo Finish Exhibition
Where: Level One Retail Precinct, Crown Metropol
When: Until Sunday 18 November 2012
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