Polixeni Papapetrou wins 2017 Bowness

Congratulation Polixeni Papapetroua magical image of hope and beauty

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

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

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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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

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

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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Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture

2017 Winners Announced

The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.

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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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Frank Hurley & Australian Native Plants

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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The Photography Room May-June 2017

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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photoaccess

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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Photographing Singapore’s public housing

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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Eduardo Masferre

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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PhotoAccess

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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Group M – Philip Bentley

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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