Contour 556 is a national public sculpture biennial, for Australia’s capital.
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A contemporary art project – Alison Alder
There’s a great little but significant exhibition of screen prints at the Museum of Democracy in Canberra (Old Parliament House).
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The schoolgirls of Charles Blackman – haunting works from a politically innocent age
Part of Charles Blackman’s The Exchange, 1952, oil on plywood on composition board. 91.7 x 91.7 cm. National Gallery of Victoria © Charles Blackman
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Van Gogh and the Seasons is a sensitively curated crowd-pleaser despite a paucity of masterpieces
A detail from Vincent Van Gogh’s A wheatfield, with cypresses, early September 1889.National Gallery, London. Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1923 (NG3861) © The National Gallery, London
Anita Pisch, Australian National University
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NGA Exhibition – Rodel Tapaya – New art from the Philippines
Rodel Tapaya has become ‘a must purchase’ by collectors of contemporary Southeast Asian art.
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The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
Exhibition: Making Modernism – exhibition of works by O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith. Click here for the galley page.
Painting sells for personal record price of $130,540
Click here for the news on this amazing auction sale.
News for 2018 and 2020
Click here for news on upcoming works to be atop the Fourth Plinth on Trafalgar Square.
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National Gallery Singapore to exhibit Yayoi Kusama
See the notice in the Straits Times. Click here.
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Traces of Vermeer
Following a former post on a Vermeer exhibition, we received a comment and a link to a research site about Vermeer and how it is proposed that the artist used a Camera Obscura.
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Exhibition: Current at the NGV
I recommend David Hockney’s extraordinary exhibition in Melbourne – till 13 March 2017.
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Exhibition: Brutal at Linden New Art
At Linden in St Kilda (Melbourne) till 8th March 2017.
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Exhibition: The Right To Offend Is Sacred
An exhibition till 4th June 2017, by Brook Andrew at the State Gallery in Victoria (NGV*).
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Jonathan Jones recognises the genius of Vermeer
Click on the above for Jonathan Jones’s piece in The Guardian on Vermeer.
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Pace Gallery (NY): Rothko: Dark Palette
One of my favourite places in the National Gallery of Australia is the seat in front of their Mark Rothko painting.
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Revisiting a review of a Tate exhibition of Late Turner
This 2014 exhibition at the Tate was a magnificent exhibition.
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The NGV opens with David Hockney’s recent work
This exhibition is worth the visit to Melbourne. It is a collection of David Hockney’s work since the year 2,000.
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Yes they were there
click here – for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
Jonathan Jones of The Guardian on Ross Bleckner
A story from The Guardian on Ross Bleckner and how artists rework ideas – producing similar works of art.
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