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

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

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

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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Dr Blake Mysteries – Exhibition

Ballarat’s Gold museum hosts Dr Blake exhibition

This exhibition at the Gold Museum in Ballarat is good news following the more devastating news on the cancelling of the TV series.

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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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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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