Trent Parke

Trent Parke, the first Australian to become a full member of the renowned Magnum Photo Agency, is considered one of the most innovative and challenging photographers of his generation. Parke has received numerous awards and accolades and is held in major institutional collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of South Australia. The Crimson Line (Stanley Barker, 2020) is his seventh published book.


The crimson line

Picture Gallery Trent Parke’s latest series, The Crimson Line, continues his fascination with the transformative powers of light – particularly the ephemeral spaces around dawn and dusk. Parke’s curiosity about these colours led him to the cochineal, small female insects whose...

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