Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia

The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).

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Dianne Firth Textiles

Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013

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(originally published on a Word or Two)

It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.

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Cezanne Portraits

Jonathan Jones on the influence of CézanneCézanne Portraits at Musée d’Orsay, Paris, til 24 SeptNational Portrait Gallery, London from 26 Oct til 11 Feb 2018.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 11 August 2017

Matisse in the Studio

Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London until 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Joan Ross

2017 Ravenswood women’s art prize

Artist Joan Ross wins the Ravenswood women's art prize

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Xanthe Gay

exhibition: Botanica Eclectica at X Gallery

Silver exhibition dedicated to Robert Foster

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Politics of landscape

the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists

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Wynne Prize 2017 finalist James Drinkwater, ‘Passage to Rungli Rungliot’, oil on hardboard, 180x360cm. © the artist Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW Prudence Gibson, UNSW

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Making Modernism at the AGNSW

Exhibition: O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

making modernism – the work of three artists, Margaret Preston, Crace Cossington Smith and Georgia O’Keeffe – until 2 Oct 2017.

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Penny Byrne

More wonderful art by Penny Byrne
Sculptural figures (4), ‘Tahrir Square souvenirs’, porcelain, made by Penny Byrne, Australia, 2011. Repurposed sculptural figures painted in red, black, yellow and green, the colours of the Egyptian flag. The three male and one female figures hold musical instruments featuring the corporate logo of the social networking site, Facebook. 2012/7/1

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One to eight

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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Charles Blackman

The schoolgirls of Charles Blackman – haunting works from a politically innocent age

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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
Sasha Grishin, Australian National University

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Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh and the Seasons is a sensitively curated crowd-pleaser despite a paucity of masterpieces

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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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O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith

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.