Exhibition: Australian Centre for Photography

Oceans from here

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

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Sasha Grishin on 2018 Archibald

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.

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Hilarie Mais

ANU Drill Hall exhibition (Canberra)

This exhibition of 20 works by Hilarie Mais presents a recent decade of practice. It is an exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Sydney) showing at the Drill Hall in Canberra till 29th July 2018.

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Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig

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.

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Diane Arbus at Heidi

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).

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Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA

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”

Michael Reid’s Wall Power

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!

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Antony Gormely and Jonathan Jones

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.

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Frank Hurley at Manly Art Gallery and Museum

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.

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Scandal at NGA – well maybe not

Someone trying to catch the NGA out on something – anything!

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.

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Harold Edgerton at the Whitney

An exhibition notice for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Click here for the link…

And for more on Harold Edgerton – see also Gael Newton’s 1999 paper for the catalogue at the National Gallery of Australia – click here.

Josef Lebovic – Entrertainment Posters

Josef Lebovic Gallery (Sydney)Entertainment Posters Part 1 Catalogue – link to a pdf

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 26 March 2018

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018

Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism

Celebrating IWD  –  8th March 2018

Adelie Hurley (1919-2010) – The first Australian female commercial photojournalist

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ANU Drill Hall

Exhibition: Incommensurable

An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018

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Angela Philp

Angela Philp, first Director of the Canberra Museum and Gallery, died in Newcastle on January 29 2018. Helen Musa's notice below from City News.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Mossgreen Auctions

surprising news…

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 26 December 2017

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Australian Photography part 1

Another fascinating look at a set of photographs; thanks Marcus for your work during 2017… Have a happy one. Cheers GaelART BLART: photographs: historical australia part 1

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 21 December 2017

NGV Triennial

I was hoping that someone would offer a real, subjective and personal review of the NGV Triennial – rather than just…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

Here’s my slightly UPDATED list of exhibitions  – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra  during December 2017 – January 2018.

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Brenda Runnegar

Local artist wins prize – creativity recognised. Well done Brenda.

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

NGA Australian Collection

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.

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