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Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism
Celebrating IWD – 8th March 2018
Adelie Hurley (1919-2010) – The first Australian female commercial photojournalist
An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018
Adelaide Film Festival announces photographer Robert Mcfarlane as 2017 Jim Bettison & Helen James Award recipient
AGNSW photography gallery not visible in 2018
Keen to plan 2018 visits to Sydney, I looked online to see what photography exhibitions would be held in the photography gallery at the Art Gallery of NSW (Sydney).
Exhibition: Pat Brassington: the body electric at the Art Gallery of New South Wales till 11 Feb 2018.
Frank Hurley: From Circular Quay to Collaroy Plateau.
Australian Media Hall of Fame
Friday 1oth November 2017: David Moore was posthumously inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian journalism.
Lisa Moore has announced this on her facebook page – click here.
A very good piece on ArtBlart about Bill Heimerman 1950 – 2017
Photo above: Peter Leiss, William Heimerman c. 1975-80
Links to essays on Max Dupain
We have uploaded a new page on photo-web that provides a link to Gael Newton’s essays on Max Dupain as well as links to other articles and resources. Click here.
Hidden history: Max Dupain, modernism and war time camouflage
Max Dupain, Bankstown aerodrome camouflage experiment, c.1943. National Archives of Australia
the 2017 announced: winner: Polixeni Papapetrou
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.
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 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.
Exhibition: The Derwent
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
2017 Winners Announced
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
Andrea Chung and Cyanotypes
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
from the artist:
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.
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.
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
MGA Call for entries
Entries now invited
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?
Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition in Venice
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.
Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 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.