AUCTION: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1
Frank Hurley: From Circular Quay to Collaroy Plateau.
Here’s my list of exhibitions – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra during December 2017 – January 2018.
Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.
recommended exhibition at the Australian National Portrait Gallery.
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.
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.
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..
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
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.
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
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
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)
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.
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.
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George W Bell (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
Congratulations to the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) for this wonderful exhibition of the Australian photographer, Wesley Stacey.
A selection of photographs taken from one of Frank Hurley’s books…
It is always good to wander into the Art Gallery of NSW and visit their photography exhibitions.
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Story from The Art Newspaper – click here.