MoMA protests Trump ban

more on the MoMa’s action to promote art from Trump banned countries.

New Yorkers have reacted positively to the actions by MoMa to change some of the western art on exhibition for art by artists from countries banned by Trump. Click on the image above for the story.

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Townsville Perc Tucker Gallery

Another hit by corporate consultants

townsvilleTwo stories that provide an overview of what happens when a local council takes the advice of the latest fashionable corporate consultants.

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Versailles at the NGA–a summer of glitz, cake and unsettled staff

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Usually at this time of the year, I am looking forward to the coming visual arts exhibitions at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).

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Abstract Expressionism at the RA London

The Royal Academy of Art & Abstract Expressionism
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Last time I saw Blue Poles it was on temporary exhibition alone in a room at the NGA.
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Gender and the NGV

Gender and the NGV: ‘More white male artists than you can shake a stick at’

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From The Guardian: Critics are taking Australia’s most visited art gallery to task for its lack of non-male representation in its major exhibitions. But gender inequality at state galleries isn’t limited to the National Gallery of Victoria. Click here for the story

Being Turnbulled: Arts funding

Turnbull’s destruction of the arts

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It would be a reasonable thing to say that voters, especially people in the arts and those concerned about the Australia Council, were relieved to see Tony Abbott booted out of the prime ministership to be replaced by Malcolm Turnbull.

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art school shenanigans

art schools, universities, national art school, visual arts, education

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There’s a long story – about what has been going on behind closed doors about the future of Sydney’s art schools. What next?

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