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.
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.
Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery (Australia)
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
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.
Exhibition: The Derwent
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
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.
A 2017 mid winter meander through the NGA
There is a load of reasons why you should visit the NGA right now..
Andrea Chung and Cyanotypes
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
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
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.
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.
Reinterpreting the Sunbaker
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016-17
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.
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
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
MGA Call for entries
Entries now invited
Scenes from the Exhibition
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
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?
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.
Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition in Venice
Visual Arts exhibitions May 2017
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
Christian Thompson at Michael Reid till 10June
Click here for more on the exhibition at Michael Reid of Christian Thompson’s photography exhibition.
3 New Exhibitions at The Photography Room
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
Continue reading “The Photography Room May-June 2017”
Exhibition: Chinese Whispers and Other Stories, curated by Pia Johnson
This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.
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.
Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
NGA Exhibition: Mexican Modernism
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
19thC photography in Japan
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
Photographing Singapore’s public housing
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.
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.
Auckland photography festival notice
Click here for news on the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography
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.