Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

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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Gerhard Richter

GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 GOMA, Brisbane

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Artlink Magazine

Artlink September 2017 – out now…

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 5 October 2017

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

Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

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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when a museum monetizes its collection

when a museum decides to sell, monetizing, their artworks to fund the administration – maybe it is time to close the…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Dianne Firth Textiles

Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013

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(originally published 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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Singapore Art Museum

Posted by Benjamin Milton Hampe on Monday, 21 August 2017

A Century of Japanese Prints

A Century of Japanese PrintsAugust 11, 2017—January 28, 2018Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 14 August 2017

Cezanne Portraits

Jonathan Jones on the influence of CézanneCézanne Portraits at Musée d’Orsay, Paris, til 24 SeptNational Portrait Gallery, London from 26 Oct til 11 Feb 2018.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 11 August 2017

Matisse in the Studio

Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London until 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

bring back our art galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Jonathan Jones review

Jonathan Jones reviews Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London, 5 August to 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Jonathan Jones and tourism in galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Politics of landscape

the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists

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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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Mid Winter – Canberra Visual Arts

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.

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Australians, Australia Council and the Visual Arts

How Australian engage with the arts

A good report has been released and it breaks down the  stats around public support for the arts – but..

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contemporary art and public galleries

Why does contemporary art make for wildly popular blockbusters?

This article was originally published at Aeon and has been republished under Creative Commons.

For Americans who love art by the likes of Hans Holbein, Édouard Manet, Georges Braque and Paul Klee, dark times lie ahead.

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MONA’s The Museum of Everything

The compulsion to create: ‘outsider art’ at MONA’s The Museum of Everything
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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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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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Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh and the Seasons is a sensitively curated crowd-pleaser despite a paucity of masterpieces

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A detail from Vincent Van Gogh’s A wheatfield, with cypresses, early September 1889.National Gallery, London. Bought, Courtauld Fund, 1923 (NG3861) © The National Gallery, London

Anita Pisch, 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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