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.
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Reinterpreting the Sunbaker
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
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The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016-17
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
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
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
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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
Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell’s photographs shaped Australia
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?
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Exhibition: The Landscape Revisited
Anne Zahalka’s new exhibition at the city gallery in Albury- MAMA – till Sunday 5th November 2017
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Scenes from the Exhibition
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
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INFORMATION CALL-OUT: FRANK HURLEY
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
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Europe’s rich photographic heritage
click on image for the new portal on European photography collections. A fantastic research tool.
NGA photography news from Shaune Lakin, senior curator photography. (taken from his May 2017 newsletter – plus a little more)
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Auckland photography festival update
Click here for the newsletter update on the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography – or
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A notice for an exhibition by the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
Continue reading “Shadows Are Cast By Things And People”
click here for the latest notice about Sydney’s photography festival – HEAD ON – 2 weeks to go.
Visual Arts exhibitions May 2017
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
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Christian Thompson at Michael Reid till 10June
Click here for more on the exhibition at Michael Reid of Christian Thompson’s photography exhibition.
New paper uploaded on photography research
Click on the image above to see a new research paper by Belinda Hungerford that has been uploaded to photoweb.
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3 New Exhibitions at The Photography Room
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
Continue reading “The Photography Room May-June 2017”
Exhibition: Chinese Whispers and Other Stories, curated by Pia Johnson
This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.
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CHARTING THOUGHTS: ESSAYS ON ART IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars. One of the contributing scholars is Gael Newton.
The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.
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J Paul Getty, Masterpieces, Photography
Here’s a 1999 publication that is really worth looking through – I borrowed a copy from the library. It is a gem. The production of the photographs in the catalogue are sumptuous – so do not settled for any online version here or elsewhere. You have to see the book – or even better see the originals. But that’s my point – see my comments after this sample.
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Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
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NGA Exhibition: Mexican Modernism
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
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19thC photography in Japan
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
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HEAD ON photography festival (Sydney)
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5th -28 May 2017
Photographing Singapore’s public housing
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.
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Exhibition: Eduardo Masferre at the NGA
There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
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Auckland photography festival notice
Click here for news on the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography
NGV Festival of Photography: Bill Henson
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.
PhotoAccess exhibition: Common Ground
If you are interested in seeing a mixture of contemporary photography – then get yourself over to Manuka and visit PhotoAccess to enjoy their members’ exhibition – Common Ground.
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April 2017 exhibitions at The Photography Room
Canberra’s The Photography Room continues to provide an amazing array of photography exhibition.
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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.
National Portrait Gallery announces annual prize winners
Gary Grealy’s portrait of Richard Morecroft & Alison Mackay (above).
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Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
Always an enjoyable viewing, managed to see the latest works by Elaine Campaner – recommended.
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Notice of the Photography Show in New York
click here for the link to the 2017 Photography Show
A history of Group M photographers by Philip Bentley
Back in 1996, Philip Bentley, Melbourne historian, wrote a thesis on the history of the Melbourne photographers, Group M.
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Call for entries
click on image for details – entries close 26 July 2017
Australian photographers – Melbourne 1959 – late 1960s
click on banner for link to information about this great group of Australian photographers
Martin Kantor Portrait Prize Entry
Applications close: 31st May 2017
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New Exhibitions at The Photography Room (Canberra)
Exhibitions 24 March – 30 April Continue reading “The Photography Room”
Updating on HEAD ON Festival (Sydney)
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Review by Peter Haynes
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean – click on image.
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