Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-33 review – August Sander and Otto Dix, masters of life and death
Tate Liverpool: Sander sees the humanity in everyone, Dix nothing but horror, in this superb show exploring Germany between the wars.
designs for new V&A Photography Centre
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
Sidelining of the visual arts by mainstream media
and to add to the heading – being sidelined by conservative governments and their agencies.
Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition in Venice
Review Penny Craswell / The Design Writer
click on the image or here for Penny Craswell’s blog and her review of the new Design Museum in London
RPS collection now within the V&A
Click on image for story
Mat Collishaw – Thresholds
Exhibition: Colour photographs 1977-1988
Beetles+Huxley (London) till 18 February 2017
John Berger, art critic author, death announced
Click on the image above for the announcement in The Guardian
Jonathan Jones on cherishing the landscape
Click on the image to see the point being made – it’s a good one!
Review: Robert Rauschenberg at the TATE
I could spend hours writing about some of the stuff now being exhibited as being contemporary art.
A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
Revisiting a review of a Tate exhibition of Late Turner
This 2014 exhibition at the Tate was a magnificent exhibition.
The View from Here, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery
The View from Here, brings together 70 key works that chart the history of landscape photography over the course of 175 years. click here for more.
Charles Jones photographed vegetables
Hundreds of them……. Here’s the story online – click here.
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.
The V&A as a centre for photography
An update on the move of the Royal Photography Society’s collection to the V&A – and the V&A as a centre for photography. click here.
New The Fourth Plinth sculpture unveiled.
The Fourth Plinth is the vacant plinth sitting in Trafalgar Square.
The Image in Question at Michael Hoppen Gallery
News on Photo London 2016
The Royal Academy of Art & Abstract Expressionism
Last time I saw Blue Poles it was on temporary exhibition alone in a room at the NGA.
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