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.
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
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).
The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
First saw the works of this artist as listed for exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
from the artist:
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.
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.
A post on Doug and Victoria at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.
from the listing:
Entries now invited
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
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
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This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.
There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.
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.
Canberra’s The Photography Room continues to provide an amazing array of photography exhibition.
The Grain of the Present, Pier 24 presents the work of ten photographers. Click here for more.
Always an enjoyable viewing, managed to see the latest works by Elaine Campaner – recommended.
Exhibitions 24 March – 30 April Continue reading “The Photography Room”