Photography at Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery

Contemporising the modern :
Photography from the 20th and 21st Century

An exhibition to see: A photography exhibition at the Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery – featuring a collection from the Murray Art Museum Albury.

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Frank Hurley in the Middle East

National Library of Australia exhibition

A medium size exhibition currently at the National library of Australia (NLA) presents a selection of Frank Hurley’s middle east photographs from his time there during World War II.

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photography at the NGA

Touring the NGA for photography March 2019

As pointed last year, there’s a  diverse selection of photography presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia – in Canberra.

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documentary photography in the UK museums

The opening of the TATE Britain exhibition of Don McCullin’s documentary photography has highlighted the role of the UK museums in collecting photography.

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Don McCullin

Exhibition at the TATE
Cyprus 1964, printed 2013 Don McCullin born 1935 ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased with the assistance of the ARTIST ROOMS Endowment, supported by the Henry Moore Foundation and Tate Members 2014 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/AR01184

Photography survey exhibition of Don McCullin’s documentary photography at the TATE Britain until 6th May 2019.
Here’s a link to the exhibition page – click here.

 

Summer photography in Canberra

Seeking photography

as reported in other blogs – I set out to see what photography was on exhibition in three cultural institutions in Canberra. The news is not all bad. There’s stuff to see – just you have to know where to look.

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Blue Prints: The Photographs of Anna Atkins

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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Photography at MGA

Exhibition: LEGACY: Your collection – Our story 

This exhibition of Australian photography at the Monash Gallery of Art (South-east Melbourne) is a must see for all those interested in Australian photography.

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Doris Ulmann

Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris UlmannGeorgia Museum of Art (Athens, Georgia USA)Until 18 November 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 25 August 2018

Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Exhibition Notice

A photography exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Washington till 2 June 2019 – Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

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National Photography Prize 2018

the 2018 Photo prize at Albury (MAMA)

Took the time while driving back from Melbourne to stop at Albury to see the exhibition of the 2018 National Photography Prize.

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Frank Hurley at Manly Art Gallery and Museum

What is the statue in the photograph?

We have been the joint-curators for the Frank Hurley exhibition now on at the Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

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V&A Photography Centre

Is this the confirmed date for the opening of the V&A Photography Centre? Buried in this article is the mention of the opening date for the V&A's Photography Centre – 12 October 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 May 2018

Harold Edgerton at the Whitney

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.

ANU Drill Hall

Exhibition: Incommensurable

An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018

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Sasha Grishin and Canberra’s Visual Arts

National collection gems out of sight

Sasha Grishin has written an opinion piece on his blog on the current situation of visual arts in Canberra – many of his thoughts I share.

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Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

Here’s my slightly UPDATED list of exhibitions  – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra  during December 2017 – January 2018.

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National Portrait Gallery collection exhibitions

Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.

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Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts

Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.

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National Portrait Gallery UK

one for the 2018 diaryVictorian Giants: The Birth of Art PhotographyNational Portrait Gallery (UK) 1 March – 20 May 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 22 August 2017

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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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Walker Evans

Art Blart posts on Walker Evans at the Centre Pompidou Pariscloses 14 August 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 8 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

Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture 2017

The 2017 Director’s Choice Award

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.

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Mid Winter – Canberra Visual Arts

My recommendations for mid winter visual arts in Canberra

Here’s a list of exhibitions I would recommend to locals and anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in mid winter 2017.

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Tate Liverpool

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.

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