the 2017 announced: winner: Polixeni Papapetrou
Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.
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.
An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
The 2017 Director’s Choice Award was the The Papapetrou Family by Anne Zahalka, acquired for the Tweed Regional Gallery’s Permanent Collection through funds from the Friends of the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre Inc.
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
Here’s a list of exhibitions I would recommend to locals and anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in mid winter 2017.
There is a load of reasons why you should visit the NGA right now..
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
from the artist:
click here to see Gael Newton’s postscript on her former report on the 2016-2017 significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
An exhibition I hope to see – being on till 30th Jul 2017
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced that one of Australia’s leading visual artists, Bidjara man Dr Christian Thompson is set to make his virtual reality debut as winner of the inaugural $80,000 Mordant Family VR Commission. Click here.
Tate Liverpool: Sander sees the humanity in everyone, Dix nothing but horror, in this superb show exploring Germany between the wars.
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.
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
from the listing:
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell’s emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors?
Entries now invited
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
NGA photography news from Shaune Lakin, senior curator photography. (taken from his May 2017 newsletter – plus a little more)