Southeast Asian Art

After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History Through Jan. 21 at Asia Society

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Gregory Crewdson photographs

a good review by Dr Marcus Bunyan (Art Blart) of Gregory Crewdson's latest works – agree with his take on the treatment of women in these photographs.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Matisse in the Studio

Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London until 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

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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NGA Filipino art review – part 2

More on the review on ArtsHub by Gina Fairley

There was an earlier comment by Arts Hub on issues around the National Gallery of Australia’s exhibition of Filipino art.

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photoaccess

Exhibition: Chinese Whispers and Other Stories, curated by Pia Johnson

This photoaccess exhibition is an exhibition I recommend – not because all the works are successful – but for combined messages.

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Charles Blackman

The schoolgirls of Charles Blackman – haunting works from a politically innocent age

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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
Sasha Grishin, Australian National University

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : Review by John McDonald

His heading says it all – The National: three galleries and 48 artists adds up to mostly lacklustre affair.

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Eduardo Masferre

Exhibition: Eduardo Masferre at the NGA

There’s a wonderful set of photographs by Eduardo Masferre presently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : Review by Sasha Grishin

Sasha’s review was very cautious – and he seems to have avoided any criticisms. Click here.

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NGA Filipino art review

A review on ArtsHub by Gina Fairley

click here for the review – but sit down and prepare yourself as it is a bit of a scorcher!

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The National 2017

Exhibition Review : The National at the Art Gallery of NSW

My reactions? Ernest, many social issues, not much fun, no contemporary photography, installations, some painting, and a feeling that you may have seen much of this before.

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Planetary Gardening at photoaccess

Exhibition curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean

This curated group exhibition is a mixed bag of artworks in various media – which is not necessarily a good or bad thing.

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Wesley Stacey at MGA

Exhibition: Wesley Stacey – The Wild Thing

Congratulations to the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) for this wonderful exhibition of the Australian photographer, Wesley Stacey.

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Sean Davey

 Exhibition: Sean Davey at The Photography Room

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Are you interested in fine photography, an interest in beautifully printed black & white photographs and works by a photographer who knows his craft as a documentary photographer/artist?

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Australian Impressionism

review: Australia’s Impressionists at National Gallery London

A good review of these Australian works in the London exhibition – click on the image for the link to The Guardian

Jonathan Jones on painting

A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
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Could just as easily be painted on a wall in London or Cairo … David Salle’s Angels in the Rain (1998) at the Saatchi gallery. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

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Tuggeranong Arts, journeys, soul searching, lost souls

refugees-P1210263The Tuggeranong Arts Centre Gallery has three exhibitions on till the end of October that make the visit worth while – and more. Continue reading “Tuggeranong Arts, journeys, soul searching, lost souls”

Annette Messager at the MCA Sydney

Review: Annette Messager:  motion/emotion at the MCA Australia (Sydney) till 26 October 2014

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(this is republished/reblogged  review from 2014) We were fortunate to have a reason to be in Sydney for the Monday.

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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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