Scandal at NGA – well maybe not

Someone trying to catch the NGA out on something – anything!

When there are so many things to be thinking about – the Crimes of Canberra has a focus on the purchase of chairs at the NGA.

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Michiko Kon

Exhibition Notice

Michiko Kon, Recent Works 2018Mar 7 - Apr 28, 2018Photo Gallery International in Toranomon, Tokyo

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 2 April 2018

Mid-sized galleries feel the squeeze

Story about mid-sized visual art galleries and art fairs

Smaller galleries say they will continue to take an economic hit to participate in the fair because they consider it an important investment in their artists' futures.

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 2 April 2018

Andreas Gursky

Exhibition Notice

Till 22 April 2018Andreas Gursky at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 2 April 2018

Harold Edgerton at the Whitney

An exhibition notice for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Click here for the link…

And for more on Harold Edgerton – see also Gael Newton’s 1999 paper for the catalogue at the National Gallery of Australia – click here.

Josef Lebovic – Entrertainment Posters

Josef Lebovic Gallery (Sydney)Entertainment Posters Part 1 Catalogue – link to a pdf

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 26 March 2018

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018

Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism

Celebrating IWD  –  8th March 2018

Adelie Hurley (1919-2010) – The first Australian female commercial photojournalist

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ANU Drill Hall

Exhibition: Incommensurable

An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018

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Angela Philp

Angela Philp, first Director of the Canberra Museum and Gallery, died in Newcastle on January 29 2018. Helen Musa's notice below from City News.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

National Gallery Singapore

Century of Light – Exhibitions:  16 Nov 2017–11 Mar 2018

Century of Light features two exhibitions, Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay and Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna, that demonstrate the range of painting styles and art movements that developed in 19th century Europe during the post-enlightenment period of innovation and change.

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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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