two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.
first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..
and there’s more..
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”
Ever wondered about what language some of those art gallery wall texts were written in?
17 August to 15 October 2017
Curated by: Barbara Campbell and Jane Cush Continue reading “Neil Roberts”
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Inaugural Venice Glass Week, 10-17 September, will include more than 140 exhibitions on the delicate medium. click here
A wonderful piece by Sasha Grishin – posted to his blog. Worth the read definitely.
Detail from Tony Albert Self-portrait (ash on me), acrylic on linen.102 x 102 cm.© the artist Photo: Jenni Carter, AGNSW
Wonderful to see a regional council investing in public art – click here for the story.
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
Detail from Katsushika Hokusai, The great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki namiura), (1830–34), from the Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji (Fugaku-sanjū-rokkei) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1909 (426-2) Hugh Davies, La Trobe University
Sasha Grishin has been busy again
making modernism – the work of three artists, Margaret Preston, Crace Cossington Smith and Georgia O’Keeffe – until 2 Oct 2017.
The new major exhibition at the state gallery (NGV) is themed Brave New World 1930s.
I think this may be an interesting exhibition. Maybe!
A good report has been released and it breaks down the stats around public support for the arts – but..
This article was originally published at Aeon and has been republished under Creative Commons.
For Americans who love art by the likes of Hans Holbein, Édouard Manet, Georges Braque and Paul Klee, dark times lie ahead.
Time out on a freezing cold morning in Canberra
from the listing:
As listed: Dr Anne Mary Gray AM
I plan to offer some comments on this book very soon – meanwhile there’s a post online by Judith that is worth reading. Click here.
While Australia is a great country – it has been a long time since we have experienced a government that was actually committed to its culture.
Was it a mistake for arts schools to be amalgamated into universities?
For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell’s emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors?
and to add to the heading – being sidelined by conservative governments and their agencies.
click here for latest catalogue on Australian Art auctions.
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
click on the image or here for Penny Craswell’s blog and her review of the new Design Museum in London
There’s a great little but significant exhibition of screen prints at the Museum of Democracy in Canberra (Old Parliament House).
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017