trump fakery

can the fakery of Trump get any more bizarre? short answer – yes.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Wim Wenders photography

So Wim Wenders thinks photography is dead. I think I last heard that about a decade ago. How long before the next time…

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 14 October 2017

Gregory Crewdson photographs

a good review by Dr Marcus Bunyan (Art Blart) of Gregory Crewdson's latest works – agree with his take on the treatment of women in these photographs.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Polaroid is back

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 16 September 2017

when a museum monetizes its collection

when a museum decides to sell, monetizing, their artworks to fund the administration – maybe it is time to close the…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Editta Sherman

Exhibition: The Duchess of Carnegie Hall: Photographs by Editta Sherman

Editta Sherman lived and worked above Carnegie Hall from the late 1940s to 2010, photographing thousands of celebrity portraits―actors, writers, poets, and musicians―in classic black-and-white style.

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Picasso in Chicago

a wonderful story about public art

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 8 August 2017

W Eugene Smith

New Book on W Eugene Smith

W Eugene Smith – notice of new book: Gene Smith’s Sink by Sam Stephenson, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on 22 August

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Public art gallery collections

a quote that has a warning for a few art gallery directors in Australia – "Led astray by Campbell’s headlong embrace of…

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

International Centre of Photography

International Centre of PhotographyRed Spotted Purple: Roman Vishniac Science Worktill oct 27, 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Vernacular Photographs

Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African AmericansJUL 29 – DEC 3, 2017Portland Art Museum

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 5 August 2017

MoMA protests Trump ban

more on the MoMa’s action to promote art from Trump banned countries.

New Yorkers have reacted positively to the actions by MoMa to change some of the western art on exhibition for art by artists from countries banned by Trump. Click on the image above for the story.

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Photography: Relics of Old London

Yale Centre for British Art, 2016

From the gallery: This exhibition offered a glimpse of the lost architecture of preindustrial London, as captured in a series of carbon photoprints commissioned between 1875 and 1886 by the short-lived Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London.

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