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

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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Contemporary Chinese photography

Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution

An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.

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

Rene Magritte photographs

photos and films by surrealist René Magritte.Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell (Victoria)19 August 2017 – 19 November 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

August Sander

A piece about August SanderPortraying a Nation: Germany 1919–1933 is on at Tate Liverpool 23 June – 15 October 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women

Posted by Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women on Tuesday, 1 August 2017

sunbaker

Dr Marcus Bunyan writes on art blart about the ACP exhibition – at the Monash Gallery of Art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 3 August 2017

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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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How botany helped give birth to photography

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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