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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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Touring the NGA for photography
There’s a really good and diverse selection of photography presently on exhibition this summer (2018/2019) at the National Gallery of Australia – in Canberra.
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Exhibition at the Australian War Memorial
An exhibition highly recommended.
The Australian War Memorial in Canberra presents thought provoking exhibition titled
After The War.
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Photography is alive and well – at the MGA (Melbourne)
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Exhibition: The River of Faces
Exhibition at GAGProjects (Adelaide) till 18 November 2018.
Click here for an essay by Gael Newton and links to the exhibition page.
Exhibition: Documentary photography at the MCA
Documentary photography at its best is to be enjoyed this summer at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
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There’s an interesting article in The Guardian about the link between technology and the uses of photography.
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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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Ludwig Museum exhibition
Now at the Ludwig Museum: Photographer’s Name – Aenne Biermann
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Oceans from here
Exhibition notice –
at the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) Project Space, 72 Oxford Street Darlinghurst NSW. till Oceans from here 15 September 2018
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Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840–1860
Reminder: Exhibition at the Yale Centre for British Art till 9 September 2018
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photography exhibition and projects of Valentina Vannicola
There’s a post online for an exhibition of the photographs of Valentina Vannicola – the project is titled
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An amazing announcement
The Ballarat Foto Biennale has bought the former Union Bank premises near the corner of Sturt Street as a permanent exhibition space and offices.
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A photography exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery Washington till 2 June 2019 –
Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
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MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA
Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig for his dedication to the medium of photography – especially for his amazing work in bringing the photography festival, Head-On, to Sydney for all of us to enjoy.
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Art Blart review of Diane Arbus exhibition
Dr Marcus Bunyan has reviewed the exhibition of the NGA’s travelling exhibition,
Diane Arbus: American Portraits, at the Heidi Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne).
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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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Contemporary Australian photography in London
Michael Reid Gallery has opened an exhibition of Australian Contemporary Photography at the Australian High Commission in London.
Another big splash in London!
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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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Photographic Centre opening date announced
Opening on 12 October 2018
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Bill Henson at the Tolarno Galleries 104 Exhibition Street Melbourne
till 2 June 2018.
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Exhibition: In Time We Shall Know Ourselves
Notice for an exhibition of photographs by Raymond Smith till June 3rd 2018.
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Exhibition at Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Polixeni Papapetrou’s new works on exhibition till 28 April at Michael Reid in Sydney.
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An exhibition notice for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
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 –
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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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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Exhibition: Pat Brassington: the body electric at the Art Gallery of New South Wales till 11 Feb 2018.
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A few images and comments on the recent changes to the collection exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canberra – more reasons to visit during summer 2017/2018.
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Musing on Mossgreen Auction: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1
If you were looking for evidence that interest in photography is alive and well in Australia, then look no further than a couple of recent auctions.
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AUCTION: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1
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Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.
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Digital Portraiture Award 2017 is at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, till 18 February 2018. Recommended.
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recommended exhibition at the Australian National Portrait Gallery.
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