Century of Light – Exhibitions: 16 Nov 2017–11 Mar 2018
Century of Light features two exhibitions, Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay and Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna, that demonstrate the range of painting styles and art movements that developed in 19th century Europe during the post-enlightenment period of innovation and change.
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Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts
Here’s my slightly UPDATED list of exhibitions – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra during December 2017 – January 2018.
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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.
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The art of war
NGA Exhibition until 29 April 2017 – free entry
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Glorious: earthly pleasures and heavenly realms
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Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age
masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum
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Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts
here for the updated version
A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.
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Australian National Gallery exhibition:
David Hockney prints
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Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.
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Digital Portraiture Award 2017 is at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, till 18 February 2018. Recommended.
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for fans of Michael Taylor’s work and for those wanting to see the works of a highly successful artist – get yourself along to nancy Sever’s new gallery at Gorman House in Canberra. Recommended.
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Comment from John McDonald on Louvre Abu Dhabi – click here.
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ACT artists spotted at Bondi’s sea exhibition
a good overview provided by Helen Musa of City News –
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Hidden history: Max Dupain, modernism and war time camouflage
Max Dupain, Bankstown aerodrome camouflage experiment, c.1943.
National Archives of Australia
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Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia
The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).
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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.
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Exhibition: Poetry and Place, Dianne Firth
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Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013
on a Word or Two)
It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “
Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.
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Ever wondered about what language some of those art gallery wall texts were written in?
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NEIL ROBERTS chances with glass
17 August to 15 October 2017
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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.
A wonderful piece by Sasha Grishin – posted to his blog. Worth the read definitely.
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Exhibition: The Derwent
Exhibition now open at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Hobart).
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the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists
Wynne Prize 2017 finalist James Drinkwater, ‘Passage to Rungli Rungliot’, oil on hardboard, 180x360cm.
© the artist Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW Prudence Gibson, UNSW
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Book Review: Joy Eadie, Discovering Charles Meere: Art and Allusion
Sasha Grishin has been busy again
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Passion and procession:
art of the Philippines
24 June – 12 November 2017 at the Art Gallery of NSW
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Exhibition: Brave New World 1930s
The new major exhibition at the state gallery (NGV) is themed Brave New World 1930s.
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Exhibition at Queensland Art Gallery: Travellers
I think this may be an interesting exhibition. Maybe!
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Andrew Wyeth and the artist’s fragile reputation
Andrew Wyeth stands by a creek on his Chadd’s Ford, Pennsylvania property in 1964. - AP Photo/Bill Ingraham Henry Adams, Case Western Reserve University
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Exhibition at May Space Gallery (Sydney)
Click here for a link to the gallery and the survey exhibition of Robert Boynes’ artworks.
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