Brenda Runnegar

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

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

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

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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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NGA International Art Exhibition

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to visit the National Gallery in Canberra and to take the time to explore the selections of the NGA’s collection exhibitions.

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Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever

for fans of Michael Taylor’s work and for those wanting to see the works of a highly successful artist – get yourself along to nancy Sever’s new gallery at Gorman House in Canberra. Recommended.

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women in public art

Good piece by Gina Fairley on women in public art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

David Moore

Australian Media Hall of Fame
Photographer David Moore, in his studio at McMahons Point. July 15, 1980. (Photo by Paul W. Murray/Fairfax Media).

Friday 1oth November 2017: David Moore was posthumously inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian journalism.

Lisa Moore has announced this on her facebook page – click here.

 

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Venice Biennale

two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.

first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 31 October 2017

and there’s more..

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Polixeni Papapetrou wins 2017 Bowness

Congratulation Polixeni Papapetroua magical image of hope and beauty

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia

The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).

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Gerhard Richter

GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 GOMA, Brisbane

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

The Photography Room

Exhibition notices for The Photography Room, CanberraEmilio Cresciani & Adam Hollingworth13 October – 19 November 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Artlink Magazine

Artlink September 2017 – out now…

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 5 October 2017

photography exhibitions in Sydney

A notice below about the latest exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.Comment: I used to enjoy…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts

Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.

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Another Green World

Another Green World: The Landscape of the 21st Century

Another Green World surveys art of the landscape in the contemporary era by female contemporary artists both emerging and established.

The exhibited works will encompass an historical consciousness of the landscape genre both from Western and Indigenous traditions as well as being an open speculation about the future of the biosphere itself.
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Dianne Firth Textiles

Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013

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(originally published on a Word or Two)

It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.

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Rene Magritte photographs

photos and films by surrealist René Magritte.Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell (Victoria)19 August 2017 – 19 November 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Joan Ross

2017 Ravenswood women’s art prize

Artist Joan Ross wins the Ravenswood women's art prize

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Xanthe Gay

exhibition: Botanica Eclectica at X Gallery

Silver exhibition dedicated to Robert Foster

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women

Posted by Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women on Tuesday, 1 August 2017

sunbaker

Dr Marcus Bunyan writes on art blart about the ACP exhibition – at the Monash Gallery of Art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 3 August 2017

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Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture 2017

The 2017 Director’s Choice Award

The 2017 Director’s Choice Award was the The Papapetrou Family by Anne Zahalka, acquired for the Tweed Regional Gallery’s Permanent Collection through funds from the Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc.

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Politics of landscape

the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists

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Wynne Prize 2017 finalist James Drinkwater, ‘Passage to Rungli Rungliot’, oil on hardboard, 180x360cm. © the artist Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW Prudence Gibson, UNSW

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Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture

2017 Winners Announced

The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.

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Katsushika Hokusai

from the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a blue pigment changed the world
File 20170718 22039 dlajiDetail from Katsushika Hokusai, The great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki namiura), (1830–34), from the Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji (Fugaku-sanjū-rokkei) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1909 (426-2)   Hugh Davies, La Trobe University

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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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