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

Exhibition: Australian Centre for Photography

Oceans from here

Oceans from here

Exhibition notice  – Oceans from here at the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) Project Space, 72 Oxford Street Darlinghurst NSW.  till 15 September 2018

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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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Congratulations to Moshe Rosenzveig

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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Diane Arbus at Heidi

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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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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Michael Reid’s Wall Power

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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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

Michiko Kon

Exhibition Notice

Michiko Kon, Recent Works 2018Mar 7 - Apr 28, 2018Photo Gallery International in Toranomon, Tokyo

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 2 April 2018

Andreas Gursky

Exhibition Notice

Till 22 April 2018Andreas Gursky at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 2 April 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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Australian Photography part 1

Another fascinating look at a set of photographs; thanks Marcus for your work during 2017… Have a happy one. Cheers GaelART BLART: photographs: historical australia part 1

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 21 December 2017

Postscript – Mossgreen Auction – SMH photographs

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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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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The Photography Room

Exhibition notices for The Photography Room, CanberraEmilio Cresciani & Adam Hollingworth13 October – 19 November 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Gregory Crewdson photographs

a good review by Dr Marcus Bunyan (Art Blart) of Gregory Crewdson's latest works – agree with his take on the treatment of women in these photographs.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

photography exhibitions in Sydney

A notice below about the latest exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.Comment: I used to enjoy…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 27 September 2017