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

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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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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Penny Byrne

More wonderful art by Penny Byrne
Sculptural figures (4), ‘Tahrir Square souvenirs’, porcelain, made by Penny Byrne, Australia, 2011. Repurposed sculptural figures painted in red, black, yellow and green, the colours of the Egyptian flag. The three male and one female figures hold musical instruments featuring the corporate logo of the social networking site, Facebook. 2012/7/1

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Frank Hurley & Australian Native Plants

INFORMATION CALL-OUT: FRANK HURLEY

Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches

Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?

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Stills Gallery: Curtain Call

Exhibition: Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney

Still have given notice of their final exhibition.

With Curtain Call, Stills Gallery is looking back  over the history of the gallery and presents the mother of all salon hangs featuring over 70 artists from over the 26 years of exhibitions including:

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : Review by John McDonald

His heading says it all – The National: three galleries and 48 artists adds up to mostly lacklustre affair.

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : Review by Sasha Grishin

Sasha’s review was very cautious – and he seems to have avoided any criticisms. Click here.

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : The National at the Art Gallery of NSW

My reactions? Ernest, many social issues, not much fun, no contemporary photography, installations, some painting, and a feeling that you may have seen much of this before.

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Stills Gallery to close

news from Stills in Sydney

The photography community and art lovers received this sad news this week. While it is fully understood and we all sympathise, it is still so sad to lose what has been a gallery that has done a magnificent job for the world of photography.

here’s the letter as received:

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Annette Messager at the MCA Sydney

Review: Annette Messager:  motion/emotion at the MCA Australia (Sydney) till 26 October 2014

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(this is republished/reblogged  review from 2014) We were fortunate to have a reason to be in Sydney for the Monday.

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art school shenanigans

art schools, universities, national art school, visual arts, education

national-art-school

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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