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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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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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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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
The 2017 Olive Cotton Award exhibition catalogue
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
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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Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
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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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A 2017 mid winter meander through the NGA
There is a load of reasons why you should visit the NGA right now..
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A Postscript to my AUCTION AUTOPSY:
The Mossgreen Dupain Sales 2016-17
click here to see Gael Newton’s postscript on her former report on the 2016-2017 significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
Exhibition: Patterns of Connection
An exhibition I hope to see – being on till 30th Jul 2017
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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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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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The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016-17
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
the Rijksmuseum is presenting a major retrospective of 19th-century photography – click here
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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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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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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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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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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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.
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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Australian photographers – Melbourne 1959 – late 1960s
click on banner for link to information about this great group of Australian photographers
George W Bell: Australian photographer & painter
George W Bell (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
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Celebrating 130 Years
The Bendigo Art Gallery has a fabulous collection going back 130 years.
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Exhibition: Wesley Stacey – The Wild Thing
Congratulations to the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) for this wonderful exhibition of the Australian photographer, Wesley Stacey.
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Documentary and portrait photography
National Museum in Norway exhibition on documentary and portrait photography.
Wesley Stacey exhibition: The Wild Thing
Exhibition of 40 years of photographs by Wesley Stacey at the Monash Gallery of Art, 4th March – 28 April 2017 – click here for details.
For more on Wesley – click here.
photo-essay on Frank Hurley images
A selection of photographs taken from one of Frank Hurley’s books…
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Vertical No Limit: mountain photography
Musée de l’Elysée (Switzerland) till 30 April 2017 (click on image above)
Review: New matter : recent forms of photography
It is always good to wander into the Art Gallery of NSW and visit their photography exhibitions.
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Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes galleries to photography
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Prada opens photography gallery in Milan shopping arcade
Story from The Art Newspaper – click here.
Catalogue- Cindy Sherman at Queensland Art Gallery
We visited the Cindy Sherman Brisbane exhibition in July 2016.
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Elton John on his photography collection
click on the image above for The Guardian story on Elton John’s collection