August Sander

A piece about August SanderPortraying a Nation: Germany 1919–1933 is on at Tate Liverpool 23 June – 15 October 2017

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women

Posted by Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women on Tuesday, 1 August 2017

sunbaker

Dr Marcus Bunyan writes on art blart about the ACP exhibition – at the Monash Gallery of Art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 3 August 2017

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Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture 2017

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.

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Jonathan Jones and tourism in galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 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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Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture

2017 Winners Announced

The Tweed Regional Gallery has announced the winners of the 2017 Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture.

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Katsushika Hokusai

from the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a blue pigment changed the world
File 20170718 22039 dlajiDetail from Katsushika Hokusai, The great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki namiura), (1830–34), from the Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji (Fugaku-sanjū-rokkei) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1909 (426-2)   Hugh Davies, La Trobe University

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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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Mid Winter – Canberra Visual Arts

My recommendations for mid winter visual arts in Canberra

Here’s a list of exhibitions I would recommend to locals and anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in mid winter 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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Australians, Australia Council and the Visual Arts

How Australian engage with the arts

A good report has been released and it breaks down the  stats around public support for the arts – but..

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Tate Liverpool

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.

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