DAVID MOORE (1927-2003)


David Moore was one of Australia's most highly regarded and awarded photojournalists. Beginning his career in Sydney with Russell Robins and Max Dupain, David Moore moved to London in 1951 where his skill with a camera saw him employed by publications around the globe including The New York TimesThe Observer, Look and Sports Illustrated.

Joining the Black Star Agency in New York in 1958, Moore continued to travel the world, adding National Geographic and Time-Life Books to his already extensive resume. 

David Moore moved back to Australia in the 1970s and became one of the most influential forces in Australian art photography, founding the Australian Centre for Photography in Sydney.

Today his photographs are held in major public collections both in and out of Australia including the National Gallery of Australia, New York Museum of Modern Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC and Le Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris