Exhibition scenes from: melodrama in meiji japan
Was it a mistake for arts schools to be amalgamated into universities?
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
Canberra Grammar School, 40 Monaro Crescent, Red Hill, until Saturday, June 18.
For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell’s emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia. But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors?
Entries now invited
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
There was something about the under reporting of the 2017 Venice Biennale that made me wonder.
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
and to add to the heading – being sidelined by conservative governments and their agencies.
NGA photography news from Shaune Lakin, senior curator photography. (taken from his May 2017 newsletter – plus a little more)
click here for latest catalogue on Australian Art auctions.
an amazing study on the equity (or the lack of it) in the multicultural city of Los Angeles. Click here.
Click here for the newsletter update on the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography – or
A notice for an exhibition by the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
click here for the latest notice about Sydney’s photography festival – HEAD ON – 2 weeks to go.
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
Still have given notice of their final exhibition.
With Curtain Call, Stills Gallery is looking back over the history of the gallery and presents the mother of all salon hangs featuring over 70 artists from over the 26 years of exhibitions including:
Click here for more on the exhibition at Michael Reid of Christian Thompson’s photography exhibition.
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
Continue reading “The Photography Room May-June 2017”
click on the image or here for Penny Craswell’s blog and her review of the new Design Museum in London
This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.
There’s a great little but significant exhibition of screen prints at the Museum of Democracy in Canberra (Old Parliament House).
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
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
A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars. One of the contributing scholars is Gael Newton.
The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.
Here’s a 1999 publication that is really worth looking through – I borrowed a copy from the library. It is a gem. The production of the photographs in the catalogue are sumptuous – so do not settled for any online version here or elsewhere. You have to see the book – or even better see the originals. But that’s my point – see my comments after this sample.
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
There is no doubt that Anzac Parade is very special.
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
His heading says it all – The National: three galleries and 48 artists adds up to mostly lacklustre affair.
There’s an article in Straits Times about photographer Koh Kim Chay and his decades of photographing the ubiquitous government flats of Singapore.
There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
A special room has been constructed downstairs for this video by Pipilotti Rist.
Rodel Tapaya has become ‘a must purchase’ by collectors of contemporary Southeast Asian art.
Print your own masterpieces and digital pens – the brave new world of the museum
Exhibition: Making Modernism – exhibition of works by O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith. Click here for the galley page.
Click here for news on the 2017 Auckland Festival of Photography
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.