Traces of Vermeer
We have uploaded a couple of times now on the research on whether Vermeer used a Camera Obscura as part of his process for some of his paintings. Now there’s more.. Continue reading “Vermeer”
Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution
An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.
City-wide festival aims to revive Venice’s glass industry
Inaugural Venice Glass Week, 10-17 September, will include more than 140 exhibitions on the delicate medium. click here
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From The Art Newspaper:
A survey of early photography at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century, 17 June-17 September) will focus on “the noisy century” of the medium, says the show’s curator, Mattie Boom. Around 300 pictures from the museum’s collection of more than 150,000 photographs will be included.
Continue reading “How botany helped give birth to photography”
TAKING AuNZ PHOTOBOOKS TO THE WORLD
The Vienna Photo Book Festival
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
the Rijksmuseum is presenting a major retrospective of 19th-century photography – click here
There was something about the under reporting of the 2017 Venice Biennale that made me wonder.
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Europe’s rich photographic heritage
click on image for the new portal on European photography collections. A fantastic research tool.
Sidelining of the visual arts by mainstream media
and to add to the heading – being sidelined by conservative governments and their agencies.
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Documentary and portrait photography
National Museum in Norway exhibition on documentary and portrait photography.
Jonathan Jones recognises the genius of Vermeer
Click on the above for Jonathan Jones’s piece in The Guardian on Vermeer.
Continue reading “Vermeer at the Louvre”
major bust – 75 arrested
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Exhibition at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Continue reading “Albert Renger-Patzsch”
The Hague Museum of Photography celebrates Werner Bischof
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Buying art on a cruise? Surely not.
This story is still hard to believe. Do people really buy art while floating around on a cruise ship?
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photography at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam
Click on the image for the link to the exhibition by Theo Baart and Cary Markerink
Jane Brown, photographer (UK) – dies age 89
Click on the image for the tribute in The Guardian
an exhibition to the Graffiti series by Brassaï
Click on image above for link to exhibition notice on Artdaily.
Camarade – The Earth
Louise Grayson, Queensland University of Technology (this essay was originally published in The Conversation)
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Prada opens photography gallery in Milan shopping arcade
Story from The Art Newspaper – click here.
Film Stills photography exhibition in Vienna
from the museum site:
Continue reading “Film Stills at The Albertina”
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