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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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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