Bill Henson at the Tolarno Galleries 104 Exhibition Street Melbourne
till 2 June 2018.
Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism
Celebrating IWD – 8th March 2018
Adelie Hurley (1919-2010) – The first Australian female commercial photojournalist
An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018
Adelaide Film Festival announces photographer Robert Mcfarlane as 2017 Jim Bettison & Helen James Award recipient
Exhibition: Pat Brassington: the body electric at the Art Gallery of New South Wales till 11 Feb 2018.
A few images and comments on the recent changes to the collection exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canberra – more reasons to visit during summer 2017/2018.
Australian Media Hall of Fame
Friday 1oth November 2017: David Moore was posthumously inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian journalism.
Lisa Moore has announced this on her facebook page – click here.
A very good piece on ArtBlart about Bill Heimerman 1950 – 2017
Photo above: Peter Leiss, William Heimerman c. 1975-80
Links to essays on Max Dupain
We have uploaded a new page on photo-web that provides a link to Gael Newton’s essays on Max Dupain as well as links to other articles and resources. Click here.
Hidden history: Max Dupain, modernism and war time camouflage
Max Dupain, Bankstown aerodrome camouflage experiment, c.1943. National Archives of Australia
Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution
An exhibition presented by the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the Gesellschaft für Deutsch-Chinesischen Kulturellen Austausch e.V. (GeKA) – click here.
Lee Fook Chee: Son of Singapore, Photographer of Hong Kong
The Art House, Singapore, 3 AUG – 3 SEP 2017
Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery (Australia)
10 Nov 2017 – 12 March 2018, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
The 2017 Olive Cotton Award exhibition catalogue
Click here to download the pdf of the exhibition of the finalists
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.
Exhibition: The Derwent
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
Wonderful photography – and a well curated exhibition.
Martin Kantor Portrait Prize
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale today announced the 28 finalists in the running for the inaugural Martin Kantor Portrait Prize.
2017 BALLARAT INTERNATIONAL FOTO BIENNALE
19 AUGUST – 17 SEPTEMBER
from the artist:
Exhibition: Patterns of Connection
An exhibition I hope to see – being on till 30th Jul 2017
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced that one of Australia’s leading visual artists, Bidjara man Dr Christian Thompson is set to make his virtual reality debut as winner of the inaugural $80,000 Mordant Family VR Commission. Click here.
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.
From The Art Newspaper:
A survey of early photography at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (New Realities: Photography in the 19th Century, 17 June-17 September) will focus on “the noisy century” of the medium, says the show’s curator, Mattie Boom. Around 300 pictures from the museum’s collection of more than 150,000 photographs will be included.
Reinterpreting the Sunbaker
a video of images that attempt to reinterpret the now icon Australian image by Max Dupain.
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
MGA Call for entries
Entries now invited
Scenes from the Exhibition
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
INFORMATION CALL-OUT: FRANK HURLEY
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
Auckland photography festival update
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.
Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition in Venice
Visual Arts exhibitions May 2017
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
Exhibition: Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
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: