Murrumbidgee River in 26 Days

Murrumbidgee River in 26 Days, Alan Lee & Jonquil Mackey, Tuggeranong Arts Centre

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This joint exhibition by these two photographers is based on the notion of exploring the Murrumbidgee River along its path to the Murray.

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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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Gender and the NGV

Gender and the NGV: ‘More white male artists than you can shake a stick at’

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From The Guardian: Critics are taking Australia’s most visited art gallery to task for its lack of non-male representation in its major exhibitions. But gender inequality at state galleries isn’t limited to the National Gallery of Victoria. Click here for the story

photoaccess

Photography at photoaccess September 2016

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During September 2016 photoaccess presented simultaneous three exhibitions: In the Landscape, Annika Harding and Amy Dunn, River, Peter Ranyard & New Paintings, Oscar Capezio. Continue reading “photoaccess”

Being Turnbulled: Arts funding

Turnbull’s destruction of the arts

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It would be a reasonable thing to say that voters, especially people in the arts and those concerned about the Australia Council, were relieved to see Tony Abbott booted out of the prime ministership to be replaced by Malcolm Turnbull.

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art school shenanigans

art schools, universities, national art school, visual arts, education

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There’s a long story – about what has been going on behind closed doors about the future of Sydney’s art schools. What next?

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Valerie Sparks

Valerie Sparks wins Bowness

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The Monash Gallery of Art has announced that Melbourne artist Valerie Sparks has won the 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize with her work ‘Prospero’s Island – North East’ featuring one of Australia’s most iconic landscapes.

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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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Photography at Nishi Gallery – Beauty In This

Beauty In This, exhibition by Maryanne Voyazis

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Beauty In This is a wonderful photography exhibition, by Maryanne Voyazis, on for a short time at Nishi Gallery, New Acton.

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Auckland festival of photography

2016 Auckland festival of photography – June 2016

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The 2016 Auckland festival of photography like many Australian photographic festival is very dependent on the enthusiasms and the energy of a small band of people, or more often than not, just one person.

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