Sasha Grishin and Canberra’s Visual Arts

National collection gems out of sight

Sasha Grishin has written an opinion piece on his blog on the current situation of visual arts in Canberra – many of his thoughts I share.

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Mossgreen Auctions

surprising news…

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 26 December 2017

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Australian Photography part 1

Another fascinating look at a set of photographs; thanks Marcus for your work during 2017… Have a happy one. Cheers GaelART BLART: photographs: historical australia part 1

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 21 December 2017

NGV Triennial

I was hoping that someone would offer a real, subjective and personal review of the NGV Triennial – rather than just…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

Here’s my slightly UPDATED list of exhibitions  – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra  during December 2017 – January 2018.

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Postscript – Mossgreen Auction – SMH photographs

Musing on Mossgreen Auction: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1

If you were looking for evidence that interest in photography is alive and well in Australia, then look no further than a couple of recent auctions.

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Brenda Runnegar

Local artist wins prize – creativity recognised. Well done Brenda.

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Singapore Visual Arts news

news about Art Stage Singapore – Jan 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 2 December 2017

NGA Australian Collection

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.

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NGA International Art Exhibition

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to visit the National Gallery in Canberra and to take the time to explore the selections of the NGA’s collection exhibitions.

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National Portrait Gallery collection exhibitions

Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.

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Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever

for fans of Michael Taylor’s work and for those wanting to see the works of a highly successful artist – get yourself along to nancy Sever’s new gallery at Gorman House in Canberra. Recommended.

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women in public art

Good piece by Gina Fairley on women in public art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

David Moore

Australian Media Hall of Fame
Photographer David Moore, in his studio at McMahons Point. July 15, 1980. (Photo by Paul W. Murray/Fairfax Media).

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.

 

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Venice Biennale

two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.

first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 31 October 2017

and there’s more..

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trump fakery

can the fakery of Trump get any more bizarre? short answer – yes.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Polixeni Papapetrou wins 2017 Bowness

Congratulation Polixeni Papapetroua magical image of hope and beauty

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Wim Wenders photography

So Wim Wenders thinks photography is dead. I think I last heard that about a decade ago. How long before the next time…

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 14 October 2017

Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

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).

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Gerhard Richter

GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 GOMA, Brisbane

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

The Photography Room

Exhibition notices for The Photography Room, CanberraEmilio Cresciani & Adam Hollingworth13 October – 19 November 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Artlink Magazine

Artlink September 2017 – out now…

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 5 October 2017

Southeast Asian Art

After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History Through Jan. 21 at Asia Society

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Gregory Crewdson photographs

a good review by Dr Marcus Bunyan (Art Blart) of Gregory Crewdson's latest works – agree with his take on the treatment of women in these photographs.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

photography exhibitions in Sydney

A notice below about the latest exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.Comment: I used to enjoy…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

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.

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Polaroid is back

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 16 September 2017

Another Green World

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.
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