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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Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
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Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery (Australia)
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
The 2017 Olive Cotton Award exhibition catalogue
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
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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Exhibition: The Derwent
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
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2017 Winners Announced
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
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Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
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Andrea Chung and Cyanotypes
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
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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.
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced that one of Australia’s leading visual artists, Bidjara man Dr Christian Thompson is set to make his virtual reality debut as winner of the inaugural $80,000 Mordant Family VR Commission. Click here.
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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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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Reinterpreting the Sunbaker
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
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TAKING AuNZ PHOTOBOOKS TO THE WORLD
The Vienna Photo Book Festival
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
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Exhibition: The Landscape Revisited
Anne Zahalka’s new exhibition at the city gallery in Albury- MAMA – till Sunday 5th November 2017
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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?
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Christian Thompson at Michael Reid till 10June
Click here for more on the exhibition at Michael Reid of Christian Thompson’s photography exhibition.
New paper uploaded on photography research
Click on the image above to see a new research paper by Belinda Hungerford that has been uploaded to photoweb.
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3 New Exhibitions at The Photography Room
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
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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.
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Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
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HEAD ON photography festival (Sydney)
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5th -28 May 2017
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.
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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.
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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.
PhotoAccess exhibition: Common Ground
If you are interested in seeing a mixture of contemporary photography – then get yourself over to Manuka and visit PhotoAccess to enjoy their members’ exhibition – Common Ground.
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April 2017 exhibitions at The Photography Room
Canberra’s The Photography Room continues to provide an amazing array of photography exhibition.
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Photography at Pier 24, San Francisco
The Grain of the Present, Pier 24 presents the work of ten photographers. Click here for more.
Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
Always an enjoyable viewing, managed to see the latest works by Elaine Campaner – recommended.
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A history of Group M photographers by Philip Bentley
Back in 1996, Philip Bentley, Melbourne historian, wrote a thesis on the history of the Melbourne photographers, Group M.
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Call for entries
click on image for details – entries close 26 July 2017
Australian photographers – Melbourne 1959 – late 1960s
click on banner for link to information about this great group of Australian photographers
New Exhibitions at The Photography Room (Canberra)
Exhibitions 24 March – 30 April Continue reading “The Photography Room”
Updating on HEAD ON Festival (Sydney)
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Review by Peter Haynes
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean – click on image.
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George W Bell: Australian photographer & painter
George W Bell (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
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Exhibition curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean
This curated group exhibition is a mixed bag of artworks in various media – which is not necessarily a good or bad thing.
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Shaun Gladwell, Virtual Imperator – Edge of Empire
Exhibition notice: 17 March – 6 May 2017
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