Asian Civilisation Museum

Port Cities Exhibition

This exhibition at the Asian Civilisation Museum is a wonderful experience that awaits those willing to spend the time with the objects, read the catalogue and maybe make a second visit (or more).

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Australian Impressionism

review: Australia’s Impressionists at National Gallery London

A good review of these Australian works in the London exhibition – click on the image for the link to The Guardian

Jonathan Jones on painting

A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
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Could just as easily be painted on a wall in London or Cairo … David Salle’s Angels in the Rain (1998) at the Saatchi gallery. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

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Versailles at the NGA–a summer of glitz, cake and unsettled staff

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Usually at this time of the year, I am looking forward to the coming visual arts exhibitions at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).

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Annette Messager at the MCA Sydney

Review: Annette Messager:  motion/emotion at the MCA Australia (Sydney) till 26 October 2014

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(this is republished/reblogged  review from 2014) We were fortunate to have a reason to be in Sydney for the Monday.

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Abstract Expressionism at the RA London

The Royal Academy of Art & Abstract Expressionism
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Last time I saw Blue Poles it was on temporary exhibition alone in a room at the NGA.
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Artist and Empire

National Gallery Singapore exhibition

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Organised in association with Tate Britain, the Gallery’s second international exhibition explores the different ways in which the British Empire has been represented and contested through art.

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Megalo

The art work by Annie Trevillian plus others..

1471217379912Here’s a review that points to the great work being done by Megalo artists. Megalo is a Canberra based open access print workshop. Click here.

One day soon I must tell my version of Megalo. I worked for the organisation from 1986 to 1991.

Michael Taylor at CMAG

A review of Michael Taylor’s exhibition

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I can remember the first time, being around 1985, when I saw a Michael Taylor painting and can recall the effect it had on an artwork I was doing at the time.

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