Exhibition: Brave New World 1930s
The new major exhibition at the state gallery (NGV) is themed Brave New World 1930s.
Walking in on an artist’s install of their exhibition can be an interesting way to learn more about an artist and their work.
Exhibition: Modern Times at the Drill Hall Gallery
This survey of works by Robert Boynes is one very engaging exhibition.
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.
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.
Culture Heist, Art versus Money, by Judith White
I plan to offer some comments on this book very soon – meanwhile there’s a post online by Judith that is worth reading. Click here.
Visual Arts exhibitions May 2017
Here’s a few of the exhibitions in Canberra this month.
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.
The schoolgirls of Charles Blackman – haunting works from a politically innocent age
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
NGA Exhibition: Mexican Modernism
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
Exhibition Review : Review by John McDonald
His heading says it all – The National: three galleries and 48 artists adds up to mostly lacklustre affair.
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.
NGA Exhibition – Rodel Tapaya – New art from the Philippines
Rodel Tapaya has become ‘a must purchase’ by collectors of contemporary Southeast Asian art.
NGV Festival of Photography: Bill Henson
Click here for the very informative review by Richard Johnstone of the Bill Henson exhibition at the NGV – part of their festival of photography.
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.
Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
Always an enjoyable viewing, managed to see the latest works by Elaine Campaner – recommended.
Review by Peter Haynes
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.
Exhibition: Current at the NGV
I recommend David Hockney’s extraordinary exhibition in Melbourne – till 13 March 2017.
Exhibition: Brutal at Linden New Art
At Linden in St Kilda (Melbourne) till 8th March 2017.
Exhibition: The Right To Offend Is Sacred
An exhibition till 4th June 2017, by Brook Andrew at the State Gallery in Victoria (NGV*).
Exhibition: Wesley Stacey – The Wild Thing
Congratulations to the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) for this wonderful exhibition of the Australian photographer, Wesley Stacey.
Exhibition: Sean Davey at The Photography Room
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?
Review: New matter : recent forms of photography
It is always good to wander into the Art Gallery of NSW and visit their photography exhibitions.
National Gallery of Australia – Versailles exhibition
The 2016 summer exhibition at the NGA in Canberra is Versailles Treasures from the Palace – until 17 April 2017.
Review: Robert Rauschenberg at the TATE
I could spend hours writing about some of the stuff now being exhibited as being contemporary art.
A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
Revisiting a review of a Tate exhibition of Late Turner
This 2014 exhibition at the Tate was a magnificent exhibition.
The 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”
Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
Harold Cazneaux at ANMM
This exhibition staged by the Australian national Maritime Museum is highly recommended. It is a gem.
NGA exhibition review
There’s a wonderful exhibition at the NGA till 30th October 2016 – Diane Arbus: American portraits.
2016 Auckland festival of photography – June 2016
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.