Contemporising the modern :
Photography from the 20th and 21st Century
An exhibition to see: A photography exhibition at the Bega Valley Regional Art Gallery – featuring a collection from the Murray Art Museum Albury.
The opening of the TATE Britain exhibition of Don McCullin’s documentary photography has highlighted the role of the UK museums in collecting photography.
at the New York Public Library
British Algae by Anna Atkin was the first book ever to be illustrated with photography, and the images within it were the first photographs ever used for scientific illustration.
Exhibition: LEGACY: Your collection – Our story
This exhibition of Australian photography at the Monash Gallery of Art (South-east Melbourne) is a must see for all those interested in Australian photography.
Art Blart review of Diane Arbus exhibition
Dr Marcus Bunyan has reviewed the exhibition of the NGA’s travelling exhibition, Diane Arbus: American Portraits, at the Heidi Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne).
An exhibition of Australian contemporary photography (and two video works) at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery (Canberra) till 8 April 2018
Exhibition: Pat Brassington: the body electric at the Art Gallery of New South Wales till 11 Feb 2018.
The Digital Portraiture Award 2017 is at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, till 18 February 2018. Recommended.
Wonderful photography – and a well curated 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.
The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016-17
click here to see Gael Newton’s report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition in Venice
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.
NGA Exhibition: Mexican Modernism
Yet another NGA photography exhibition not to be missed.
19thC photography in Japan
Another little gem of an exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
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.
The National Portrait Gallery exhibition
Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
Always an enjoyable viewing, managed to see the latest works by Elaine Campaner – recommended.
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: Wesley Stacey – The Wild Thing
Congratulations to the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA) for this wonderful exhibition of the Australian photographer, Wesley Stacey.
Review: New matter : recent forms of photography
It is always good to wander into the Art Gallery of NSW and visit their photography exhibitions.
Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
Murrumbidgee River in 26 Days, Alan Lee & Jonquil Mackey, Tuggeranong Arts Centre
This joint exhibition by these two photographers is based on the notion of exploring the Murrumbidgee River along its path to the Murray.
Exhibition: Preset memory: Lee Grant, Ellis Hutch, Blaide Lallemand, Mark Van Veen, Brenton McGeachie
A highly successful and recommended exhibition.
Harold Cazneaux at ANMM
This exhibition staged by the Australian national Maritime Museum is highly recommended. It is a gem.
Trent Parke’s Avenue of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
NGA exhibition review
There’s a wonderful exhibition at the NGA till 30th October 2016 – Diane Arbus: American portraits.
Beauty In This, exhibition by Maryanne Voyazis
Beauty In This is a wonderful photography exhibition, by Maryanne Voyazis, on for a short time at Nishi Gallery, New Acton.
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.