the 2017 announced: winner: Polixeni Papapetrou
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.
An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
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.
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
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..
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
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.
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
from the listing:
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
Entries now invited
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
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)
A notice for an exhibition by the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
click here for the latest notice about Sydney’s photography festival – HEAD ON – 2 weeks to go.
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
Click here for more on the exhibition at Michael Reid of Christian Thompson’s photography exhibition.
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
Continue reading “The Photography Room May-June 2017”
This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.
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.
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.