the 2017 announced: winner: Polixeni Papapetrou
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).
Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.
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.
Continue reading “Another Green World”
(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“.
17 August to 15 October 2017
Curated by: Barbara Campbell and Jane Cush Continue reading “Neil Roberts”
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
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.
A wonderful piece by Sasha Grishin – posted to his blog. Worth the read definitely.
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
Wonderful to see a regional council investing in public art – click here for the story.
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
Detail 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
An exhibition that has not received enough publicity – but is a must see.
making modernism – the work of three artists, Margaret Preston, Crace Cossington Smith and Georgia O’Keeffe – until 2 Oct 2017.
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
24 June – 12 November 2017 at the Art Gallery of NSW
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale today announced the 28 finalists in the running for the inaugural Martin Kantor Portrait Prize.
2017 BALLARAT INTERNATIONAL FOTO BIENNALE
19 AUGUST – 17 SEPTEMBER
The new major exhibition at the state gallery (NGV) is themed Brave New World 1930s.
Walking in on an artist’s install of their exhibition can be an interesting way to learn more about an artist and their work.
I think this may be an interesting exhibition. Maybe!
Click here for review in Canberra’s City News
Here’s a list of exhibitions I would recommend to locals and anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in mid winter 2017.
This is a very special exhibition – a real gem.
There is a load of reasons why you should visit the NGA right now..
There’s a treasure now on a much improved permanent exhibition in Canberra – namely:
This survey of works by Robert Boynes is one very engaging exhibition.
from the artist: