There’s an interesting article in The Guardian about the link between technology and the uses of photography.
Exhibition: LEGACY: Your collection – Our story
This exhibition of Australian photography at the Monash Gallery of Art (South-east Melbourne) is a must see for all those interested in Australian photography.
Public Art Festival launch
The 2018 festival program of public art in Canberra, Contour 556/2018 has been launched by Neil Hobbs & Karina Harris
A wander through the NGA in August 2018
Here’s a series of photographs from walking through the collection galleries of the National Galleries of Australia.
The National Gallery of Australia has launched a much welcomed collection exhibition – The American Masters.
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Ludwig Museum exhibition
Now at the Ludwig Museum: Photographer’s Name – Aenne Biermann
Public Art Festival in Canberra October 2018
A full program of public art announced with heaps of artists to be on exhibition in Canberra.
Oceans from here
Exhibition notice – Oceans from here at the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) Project Space, 72 Oxford Street Darlinghurst NSW. till 15 September 2018
Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860
Reminder: Exhibition at the Yale Centre for British Art till 9 September 2018
Where governments spend/not spend on culture
All cities have their city square or equivalent.
Review: Archibald Exhibition at AGNSW 2018
Sasha has written a critical review of this years Archibald Prize Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Threats to Freedom of the Arts
It is unusual to find among visual arts writers/ critics those who express an honest strong critical opinion about artworks/ exhibitions.
New purchase by National Gallery London
The National Gallery has bought a rare painting by 17th Century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi for £3.6m.
Photography exhibition and projects of Gail Albert Halaban
An exhibition has opened at the Eastman Museum (Rochester) Gail Albert Halaban’s Out My Window.
photography exhibition and projects of Valentina Vannicola
There’s a post online for an exhibition of the photographs of Valentina Vannicola – the project is titled Riviere.
More sad news on progress on equity
There’s an article in the Art Newspaper talking about a celebration of women in the visual arts…
Another tale of mixing play with art
Here’s yet another story about children running around artworks as if it is a playground.
An amazing announcement
The Ballarat Foto Biennale has bought the former Union Bank premises near the corner of Sturt Street as a permanent exhibition space and offices.
My comments on this appointment
A photography exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Washington till 2 June 2019 – Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
Two stories about forgeries today
The visual art market has some very amazing forgeries in circulation – and who knows how many yet to be detected.
Member of the Order of Australia
Gael posts on her award – click here.
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig for his dedication to the medium of photography – especially for his amazing work in bringing the photography festival, Head-On, to Sydney for all of us to enjoy.
Art Blart review of Diane Arbus exhibition
Dr Marcus Bunyan has reviewed the exhibition of the NGA’s travelling exhibition, Diane Arbus: American Portraits, at the Heidi Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne).
Michael Riley’s Flyblown exhibition
When calling into see the 2018 National Photography Prize at Albury, I was first taken by a small exhibition in the room opposite.
the 2018 Photo prize at Albury (MAMA)
Took the time while driving back from Melbourne to stop at Albury to see the exhibition of the 2018 National Photography Prize.
How to get it wrong – or right
There’s a story in the Los Angeles Times that has implications for the management of all public art galleries, large and small.
The Alhalkere Suite (1993)
An unexpected thing happened last Sunday as I went through the Indigenous Galleries at the National Gallery of Australia – the NGA. Continue reading “Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA”
Sharing a photograph
Above is ‘not the usual’ view of the Australian National Gallery in Canberra.
Opening of new visual arts at Te Papa
We all remember when the New Zealand National Gallery of Art disappeared and was consumed in to the new Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.
Contemporary Australian photography in London
Michael Reid Gallery has opened an exhibition of Australian Contemporary Photography at the Australian High Commission in London.
Another big splash in London!
The Critical Visual Arts Review
There is not a lot of well written independent thinking reviews of the visual arts. Many are cautious as they need to be mindful of the next gig – more a comment on how the powerplay function in the contemporary art scene.
What is the statue in the photograph?
We have been the joint-curators for the Frank Hurley exhibition now on at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum.
Photographic Centre opening date announced
Opening on 12 October 2018
Canberra to Melbourne: art stop-over
When driving the Canberra – Melbourne journey there are many good places to stop for a break. Benalla Art Gallery is one of the best.
CityNews opinion piece on CMAG
My piece on their current exhibition as well as comments about the future of the gallery – click here.
Exhibition: Celebration 25 years of Collecting
At the Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) – the city gallery in Canberra.
Bill Henson at the Tolarno Galleries 104 Exhibition Street Melbourne
till 2 June 2018.
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.
Exhibition: In Time We Shall Know Ourselves
Notice for an exhibition of photographs by Raymond Smith till June 3rd 2018.
Exhibition at Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Polixeni Papapetrou’s new works on exhibition till 28 April at Michael Reid in Sydney.
We visited the Manly Arts Gallery & Museum today.