two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.
first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..
and there’s more..
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”
A wonderful piece by Sasha Grishin – posted to his blog. Worth the read definitely.
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.
Time out on a freezing cold morning in Canberra
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.
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
This exhibition at the Gold Museum in Ballarat is good news following the more devastating news on the cancelling of the TV series.
Sometimes you wander into an exhibition not knowing the artist – and sometimes you are very pleasantly surprised.
This story is still hard to believe. Do people really buy art while floating around on a cruise ship?
Click on the image to see the point being made – it’s a good one!
Two stories that provide an overview of what happens when a local council takes the advice of the latest fashionable corporate consultants.
The Straits Times reports on a growth in numbers of people who attended national museums and heritage institutions in 2015.
An update on the move of the Royal Photography Society’s collection to the V&A – and the V&A as a centre for photography. click here.
click on image for the exhibition at Yale University Art Gallery.
click here – for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
Have a look at the photograph above – taken from the Canberra Times.
Last time I saw Blue Poles it was on temporary exhibition alone in a room at the NGA.
Continue reading “Abstract Expressionism at the RA London”
We all wish there were more supporters for public art.
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
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.
There’s a long story – about what has been going on behind closed doors about the future of Sydney’s art schools. What next?