Hilarie Mais

ANU Drill Hall exhibition (Canberra)

This exhibition of 20 works by Hilarie Mais presents a recent decade of practice. It is an exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Sydney) showing at the Drill Hall in Canberra till 29th July 2018.

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Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Exhibition Notice

A photography exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Washington till 2 June 2019 – Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

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Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig

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.

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Diane Arbus at Heidi

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).

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National Photography Prize 2018

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.

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Choosing an art gallery director

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.

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Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA

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”

New Zealand National Gallery collection

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.

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Michael Reid’s Wall Power

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!

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Antony Gormely and Jonathan Jones

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.

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Frank Hurley at Manly Art Gallery and Museum

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.

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V&A Photography Centre

Is this the confirmed date for the opening of the V&A Photography Centre? Buried in this article is the mention of the opening date for the V&A's Photography Centre – 12 October 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 May 2018

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

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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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