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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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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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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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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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

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

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

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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Singapore Visual Arts news

news about Art Stage Singapore – Jan 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 2 December 2017

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

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

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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when a museum monetizes its collection

when a museum decides to sell, monetizing, their artworks to fund the administration – maybe it is time to close the…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Singapore Art Museum

Posted by Benjamin Milton Hampe on Monday, 21 August 2017

Singapore National Library exhibition

Malay artefacts on exhibit at Singapore National Library

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 20 August 2017

A Century of Japanese Prints

A Century of Japanese PrintsAugust 11, 2017—January 28, 2018Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 14 August 2017

Joan Ross

2017 Ravenswood women’s art prize

Artist Joan Ross wins the Ravenswood women's art prize

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Xanthe Gay

exhibition: Botanica Eclectica at X Gallery

Silver exhibition dedicated to Robert Foster

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

bring back our art galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Jonathan Jones and tourism in galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Politics of landscape

the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists

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Wynne Prize 2017 finalist James Drinkwater, ‘Passage to Rungli Rungliot’, oil on hardboard, 180x360cm. © the artist Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW Prudence Gibson, UNSW

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Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture

2017 Winners Announced

The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.

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Katsushika Hokusai

from the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a blue pigment changed the world
File 20170718 22039 dlajiDetail 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

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Making Modernism at the AGNSW

Exhibition: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

making modernism – the work of three artists, Margaret Preston, Crace Cossington Smith and Georgia O’Keeffe – until 2 Oct 2017.

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