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
The visual art market has some very amazing forgeries in circulation – and who knows how many yet to be detected.
Took the time while driving back from Melbourne to stop at Albury to see the exhibition of the 2018 National Photography Prize.
There’s a story in the Los Angeles Times that has implications for the management of all public art galleries, large and small.
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.
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.
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.
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.