at the New York Public Library
British Algae by Anna Atkin was the first book ever to be illustrated with photography, and the images within it were the first photographs ever used for scientific illustration.
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Another tale of mixing play with art
Here’s yet another story about children running around artworks as if it is a playground.
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A photography exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Washington till 2 June 2019 – Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
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How to get it wrong – or right
There’s a story in the Los Angeles Times that has implications for the management of all public art galleries, large and small.
Continue reading “Choosing an art gallery director”
An exhibition notice for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Click here for the link…
And for more on Harold Edgerton – see also Gael Newton’s 1999 paper for the catalogue at the National Gallery of Australia – click here.
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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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
Andrew Wyeth and the artist’s fragile reputation
Andrew Wyeth stands by a creek on his Chadd’s Ford, Pennsylvania property in 1964. AP Photo/Bill Ingraham-Henry Adams, Case Western Reserve University
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Andrea Chung and Cyanotypes
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
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Click here for the curatorial essay (links to pdf)
Photography at Pier 24, San Francisco
The Grain of the Present, Pier 24 presents the work of ten photographers. Click here for more.
Exhibition of photographs – from The Washington Post – click here.
Notice of the Photography Show in New York
click here for the link to the 2017 Photography Show
375,000 Public-Domain Images in Creative Commons
Click on image for the story on ArtNews
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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North Carolina Museum of Art exhibition notice
click on image for the news of the exhibition of Ansel Adam’s ‘Museum Set’ – chosen by him to best represent his work.
Note to Australian Galleries – how to easily make a statement
click on the image for the story of how art galleries could make a stand against the Trump actions on equity and immigration.
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The most photographed in the 19th Century
Click on the image for the story on Artsy – about Frederick Douglass and his love and use of photography. “How Frederick Douglass Harnessed the Power of Portraiture to Reframe Blackness in America”
photography fair San Francisco 2017
Images from PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco – click on the image.
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Exhibition: Colour photographs 1977-1988
Beetles+Huxley (London) till 18 February 2017
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debate about the influence of private funding
click on the image for the debate at SFMOMA
ArtBlat Review: Surveillance
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (click on image for review)
Vertical No Limit: mountain photography
Musée de l’Elysée (Switzerland) till 30 April 2017 (click on image above)
2017 Infinity Award Winners announced
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Exhibition: Route 66 by John Schott at Joseph Bowers Gallery
Click on the image for news on ArtDaily.
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AIPAD new venue announced
Click on the image for the story from ArtDaily
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Pace Gallery (NY): Rothko: Dark Palette
One of my favourite places in the National Gallery of Australia is the seat in front of their Mark Rothko painting.
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Towards Abstraction, 1940-1985: Brett Weston
click on the image for the link to the Bruce Museum
Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes galleries to photography
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Catalogue- Cindy Sherman at Queensland Art Gallery
We visited the Cindy Sherman Brisbane exhibition in July 2016.
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Cincinnati, photography festival
The theme of FotoFocus 2016 is “The Un-Document,” and presents photography from over 100 international artists in 60 venues.
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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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Dirt Meridian, Joslyn Museum, Omaha Nebraska
An online feature about another wonderful landscape photographer.
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Exploring the Incomparable Valley
click on image for the exhibition at Yale University Art Gallery.
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Yes they were there
click here – for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
click on image for more on the Christie’s Photographs sales October 2016
$150 million public sculpture for Manhattan
We all wish there were more supporters for public art.
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MoMA will make thousands of exhibition images available online
Wow! – at last. Exhibitions come and go (disappear).
At last some has agreed how important it is to have a visual record of exhibitions and to make the visual records available as an international resource. Click here.
Jonathan Jones of The Guardian on Ross Bleckner
A story from The Guardian on Ross Bleckner and how artists rework ideas – producing similar works of art.
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