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Maxwell Dupain

 (1911 - 1992)
Maxwell Spencer Dupain was active/lived in Australia.  Maxwell Dupain is known for architectural photography, World War II camouflage artist.

Biography   Maxwell Dupain


Maxwell Spencer Dupain AC (4 April 1911 - 27 July 1992) was a renowned Australian modernist photographer.

Dupain received his first camera as a gift in 1924, spurring his interest in photography [1] He later joined the Photographic Society of NSW, where he was taught under the teacher Justin Newlan, and after completion of his tertiary worked for Cecil Bostock in Sydney.

By 1934 Max Dupain had struck out on his own and opened a studio in Bond Street, Sydney. In 1937, while on the south coast of New South Wales, he photographed the head and shoulders of a friend Harold Salvage lying on the sand at Cullburra Beach. The shot, entitled Sunbaker, became Dupain's most famous piece.

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