Australian Media Hall of Fame
Friday 1oth November 2017: David Moore was posthumously inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian journalism.
Lisa Moore has announced this on her facebook page – click here.
A very good piece on ArtBlart about Bill Heimerman 1950 – 2017
Photo above: Peter Leiss, William Heimerman c. 1975-80
Links to essays on Max Dupain
We have uploaded a new page on photo-web that provides a link to Gael Newton’s essays on Max Dupain as well as links to other articles and resources. Click here.
Hidden history: Max Dupain, modernism and war time camouflage
Max Dupain, Bankstown aerodrome camouflage experiment, c.1943. National Archives of Australia
the 2017 announced: winner: Polixeni Papapetrou
Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia
The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).
Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts
Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.
click here for our facebook page for The Art Museum
Another Green World: The Landscape of the 21st Century
Another Green World surveys art of the landscape in the contemporary era by female contemporary artists both emerging and established.
The exhibited works will encompass an historical consciousness of the landscape genre both from Western and Indigenous traditions as well as being an open speculation about the future of the biosphere itself.
Continue reading “Another Green World”
Exhibition: Poetry and Place, Dianne Firth
Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013
(originally published on a Word or Two)
It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.
Ever wondered about what language some of those art gallery wall texts were written in?
Exhibition: The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman
Editta Sherman lived and worked above Carnegie Hall from the late 1940s to 2010, photographing thousands of celebrity portraits―actors, writers, poets, and musicians―in classic black-and-white style.
Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution
An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.
Tilt: Belinda Fox & Neville French
NEIL ROBERTS chances with glass
17 August to 15 October 2017
Curated by: Barbara Campbell and Jane Cush Continue reading “Neil Roberts”
Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery (Australia)
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra