Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts
Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.
City-wide festival aims to revive Venice’s glass industry
Inaugural Venice Glass Week, 10-17 September, will include more than 140 exhibitions on the delicate medium. click here
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.
A 2017 mid winter meander through the NGA
There is a load of reasons why you should visit the NGA right now..
designs for new V&A Photography Centre
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
Sidelining of the visual arts by mainstream media
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)
Visual Arts exhibitions May 2017
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
J Paul Getty, Masterpieces, Photography
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.
Photography at Pier 24, San Francisco
The Grain of the Present, Pier 24 presents the work of ten photographers. Click here for more.
news from Stills in Sydney
The photography community and art lovers received this sad news this week. While it is fully understood and we all sympathise, it is still so sad to lose what has been a gallery that has done a magnificent job for the world of photography.
here’s the letter as received:
A History of the Australian Centre for Photography 1973-2013
Toby Meagher’s Research Paper–June 2013. The paper was written for a Masters in Art Administration at COFA. Click here.
A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
December 2016 exhibitions
Click on the image for the exhibition information
Usually at this time of the year, I am looking forward to the coming visual arts exhibitions at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).
Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes galleries to photography
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Dayanita Singh, Museum of Machines
The MAST Foundation in Bologna is presenting for the first time in Italy a major solo exhibition of contemporary photographs by Dayanita Singh.
News on Photo London 2016
MoMA will make thousands of exhibition images available online
Wow! – at last. Exhibitions come and go (disappear).
At last some has agreed how important it is to have a visual record of exhibitions and to make the visual records available as an international resource. Click here.