Message from QAGOMA
This message from QAGOMA about an amazingly generous gift.
Sad News about Elaine Campaner
We have heard today that Elaine Campaner, an artist we admired, has died at home. Our thoughts are with her family.
The work above hangs on our walls.
Here’s link to a website that sheds light on the role of women in the history of Australian photography between 1850 & 1950; click here
An exhibition organized by the Yokohama Museum of Art in collaboration with the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada. Hanran: 20th-Century Japanese Photography till Sunday, March 22, 2020
Click here for the link to the exhibition page – with images at the bottom of the page that can be enlarged..
Paris Musées launches online photography
Paris Musées, the public institution that manages all of the museums in Paris, has launched a new Collections portal with the public access to more than 100,000 high-resolution digital reproductions of classic artwork and photography.
National Library of Australia exhibition
A medium size exhibition currently at the National library of Australia (NLA) presents a selection of Frank Hurley’s middle east photographs from his time there during World War II.
Touring the NGA for photography March 2019
As pointed last year, there’s a diverse selection of photography presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia – in Canberra.
The opening of the TATE Britain exhibition of Don McCullin’s documentary photography has highlighted the role of the UK museums in collecting photography.
Exhibition at the TATE
Photography survey exhibition of Don McCullin’s documentary photography at the TATE Britain until 6th May 2019.
Here’s a link to the exhibition page – click here.
as reported in other blogs – I set out to see what photography was on exhibition in three cultural institutions in Canberra. The news is not all bad. There’s stuff to see – just you have to know where to look.
at the New York Public Library
British Algae by Anna Atkin was the first book ever to be illustrated with photography, and the images within it were the first photographs ever used for scientific illustration.
Touring the NGA for photography
There’s a really good and diverse selection of photography presently on exhibition this summer (2018/2019) at the National Gallery of Australia – in Canberra.
There’s a lot to be seen at the exhibitions at the National Gallery of Australia this summer – so it’s time to get thee hence –click here.
Exhibition: The River of Faces
Exhibition at GAGProjects (Adelaide) till 18 November 2018.
Click here for an essay by Gael Newton and links to the exhibition page.
Exhibition: Documentary photography at the MCA
Documentary photography at its best is to be enjoyed this summer at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
Public Art Festival launch
The 2018 festival program of public art in Canberra, Contour 556/2018 has been launched by Neil Hobbs & Karina Harris
A wander through the NGA in August 2018
Here’s a series of photographs from walking through the collection galleries of the National Galleries of Australia.
The National Gallery of Australia has launched a much welcomed collection exhibition – The American Masters.
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Ludwig Museum exhibition
Now at the Ludwig Museum: Photographer’s Name – Aenne Biermann
Public Art Festival in Canberra October 2018
A full program of public art announced with heaps of artists to be on exhibition in Canberra.
Oceans from here
Exhibition notice – Oceans from here at the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) Project Space, 72 Oxford Street Darlinghurst NSW. till 15 September 2018
Review: Archibald Exhibition at AGNSW 2018
Sasha has written a critical review of this years Archibald Prize Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
New purchase by National Gallery London
The National Gallery has bought a rare painting by 17th Century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi for £3.6m.
Photography exhibition and projects of Gail Albert Halaban
An exhibition has opened at the Eastman Museum (Rochester) Gail Albert Halaban’s Out My Window.
photography exhibition and projects of Valentina Vannicola
There’s a post online for an exhibition of the photographs of Valentina Vannicola – the project is titled Riviere.
Another tale of mixing play with art
Here’s yet another story about children running around artworks as if it is a playground.
An amazing announcement
The Ballarat Foto Biennale has bought the former Union Bank premises near the corner of Sturt Street as a permanent exhibition space and offices.
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
Two stories about forgeries today
The visual art market has some very amazing forgeries in circulation – and who knows how many yet to be detected.
Member of the Order of Australia
Gael posts on her award – click here.
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig for his dedication to the medium of photography – especially for his amazing work in bringing the photography festival, Head-On, to Sydney for all of us to enjoy.
Art Blart review of Diane Arbus exhibition
Dr Marcus Bunyan has reviewed the exhibition of the NGA’s travelling exhibition, Diane Arbus: American Portraits, at the Heidi Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne).
Michael Riley’s Flyblown exhibition
When calling into see the 2018 National Photography Prize at Albury, I was first taken by a small exhibition in the room opposite.
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.
The Alhalkere Suite (1993)
An unexpected thing happened last Sunday as I went through the Indigenous Galleries at the National Gallery of Australia – the NGA. Continue reading “Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA”
Sharing a photograph
Above is ‘not the usual’ view of the Australian National Gallery in Canberra.
Opening of new visual arts at Te Papa
We all remember when the New Zealand National Gallery of Art disappeared and was consumed in to the new Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.
Contemporary Australian photography in London
Michael Reid Gallery has opened an exhibition of Australian Contemporary Photography at the Australian High Commission in London.
Another big splash in London!
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.
What is the statue in the photograph?
We have been the joint-curators for the Frank Hurley exhibition now on at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum.
Photographic Centre opening date announced
Opening on 12 October 2018
Canberra to Melbourne: art stop-over
When driving the Canberra – Melbourne journey there are many good places to stop for a break. Benalla Art Gallery is one of the best.
CityNews opinion piece on CMAG
My piece on their current exhibition as well as comments about the future of the gallery – click here.