A history of Group M photographers by Philip Bentley
Back in 1996, Philip Bentley, Melbourne historian, wrote a thesis on the history of the Melbourne photographers, Group M.
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Martin Kantor Portrait Prize Entry
Applications close: 31st May 2017
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Call for entries
click on image for details – entries close 26 July 2017
Review by Peter Haynes
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean – click on image.
Continue reading Planetary Gardening at photoaccess
Australian photographers – Melbourne 1959 – late 1960s
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George W Bell: Australian photographer & painter
George W Bell photographer (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
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Exhibition: Wesley Stacey – The Wild Thing
Exhibition of 40 years of photographs by Wesley Stacey at the Monash Gallery of Art, 4th March – 28 April 2017 – click here for pictures of the opening and other comments.
Documentary and portrait photography
National Museum in Norway exhibition on documentary and portrait photography.
Harold Cazneaux photographs for sale
click on the banner above for a link to information on Harold Cazneaux and lists of rare photographs now for sale.
Exhibition: Jane Brown – Sporting Country
One to see – exhibition at Stills Gallery of Jane Brown’s photographs – Sporting Country.
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Exhibition: Sean Davey – Solomon Islands
At The Photography Room in Kingston (Canberra) is the exhibition by Sean Davey – Solomon Islands (2016).
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Exhibition: Wes Stacey–The Wild Thing
Monash Gallery of Art 4 March to 28 April 2017
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Mat Collishaw – Thresholds
Re-staging the first photographic exhibition..
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Online: 1995 Fever Pitch, Tracey Moffatt & Gael Newton
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North Carolina Museum of Art exhibition notice
click on image for the news of the exhibition of Ansel Adam’s ‘Museum Set’ – chosen by him to best represent his work.
A History of the Australian Centre for Photography 1973-2013
Toby Meagher’s Research Paper–June 2013. The paper was written for a Masters in Art Administration at COFA. Click here.
The most photographed person in the 19th Century
Click on the image for the story on Artsy – about Frederick Douglass and his love and use of photography. “How Frederick Douglass Harnessed the Power of Portraiture to Reframe Blackness in America”
Exhibition notice: The Wild Thing
Exhibition of 40 years of photographs by Wesley Stacey at the Monash Gallery of Art, 4th March – 28 April 2017 – click here for details.
For more on Wesley – click here.
Notice: Group Exhibition at Stills Gallery, Sydney
2 February – 4 March 2017 – click on image for images
Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker
18 February – 17 April 2017 at State Library of New South Wales – click on image for the exhibition notice
photography fair San Francisco 2017
Images from PHOTOFAIRS San Francisco – click on the image above.
Contemporary photography is alive and well!
award for Outstanding Contribution to Photography
click on the image for the storyMartin Parr
Vertical No Limit: mountain photography
Musée de l’Elysée (Switzerland) till 30 April 2017 (click on image above)
ArtBlat Review: Surveillance
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (click on image for review)
Exhibition: Colour photographs 1977-1988
Beetles+Huxley (London) till 18 February 2017
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2017 Infinity Award Winners announced
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Exhibition notice: Route 66 by John Schott at Joseph Bowers Gallery
Click on the image for news on ArtDaily.
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click on the image for a story about photography sales
photography at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam
Click on the image for the link to the exhibition by Theo Baart and Cary Markerink
AIPAD new venue announced
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Exhibition at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
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The Hague Museum of Photography celebrates Werner Bischof
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till 29 Jan 2017 – Photographers Gallery London – click on image above
Port Cities Exhibition
click on image for Straits Times news notice – or here for the museum link
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Myanmar’s treasures on display at ACM, Singapore
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Photography exhibition at the National Library Canberra
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Towards Abstraction, 1940-1985: Brett Weston
click on the image for the link to the Bruce Museum
an exhibition to the Graffiti series by Brassaï
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photography at the CCP Melbourne
Click on the image for the winners of the competition, CCP Salon.
Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes all galleries to the art of photography
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Prada opens photography gallery in Milan shopping arcade
Story from The Art Newspaper – click here.
Elton John on his photography collection
click on the image above for The Guardian story on Elton John’s collection
Ann Shelton opens at Auckland Art Gallery
click on image for news about the photography exhibition 26 Nov 2016–17 April 2017
The Singapore Biennale is now on till 26 February 2017.
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Film Stills photography exhibition in Vienna
from the museum site:
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Photography Biennial, Cincinnati, 2016
The theme of FotoFocus 2016 is “The Un-Document,” and presents photography from over 100 international artists in 60 venues.
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Charles Jones photographed vegetables
Hundreds of them……. Here’s the story online – click here.
Yale Centre for British Art, 2016
From the gallery: This exhibition offered a glimpse of the lost architecture of preindustrial London, as captured in a series of carbon photoprints commissioned between 1875 and 1886 by the short-lived Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London.
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The View from Here, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery
The View from Here, brings together 70 key works that chart the history of landscape photography over the course of 175 years. click here for more.
Exhibition runs 29th October 2016 − 30th April 2017 – click here for the gallery site
Great program for late 2016
check it out… click on the image above
Dayanita Singh, Museum of Machines
The MAST Foundation in Bologna is presenting for the first time in Italy a major solo exhibition of contemporary photographs by Dayanita Singh.
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news on New York photography auctions
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The V&A as a centre for photography
An update on the move of the Royal Photography Society’s collection to the V&A – and the V&A as a centre for photography. click here.
Image linked from a site by Amy Dickinson – click here
Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
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Yes they were there
click here – for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
click on image for more on the Christie’s Photographs sales October 2016
The Image in Question at Michael Hoppen Gallery
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Trent Parke’s Avenue of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
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Harold Cazneaux at the Australian national Maritime Museum
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Click on the image above for the link to Polixeni’s web site and..
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September 2016 issue of Artlink
The September 2016 issue of Artlink is available. Click on image for more
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Valerie Sparks wins Bowness
The Monash Gallery of Art has announced that Melbourne artist Valerie Sparks has won the 2016 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize with her work ‘Prospero’s Island – North East’ featuring one of Australia’s most iconic landscapes.
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Click here for the link to Monash Gallery of Art
click here for the story on Art Daily – or here for the Harry Ransom Centre’s page
We recently heard of the death of a great Australian photographer. Click here to see an essay on John from 2004.
click on the image for the story about the exhibition of William Eggleston
While we often celebrate wood and things made out of such ‘natural’ products – it is good to reminded just where that all that wood came from and wonder whether we will see such beauty again.
Click on the image for the link to the 2016 Auckland Photography Festival
click on the image for the new series, Stardust, by Anna Carey.
Photography is alive and very well –
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Click on the image to see the 2016 series by Michael Cook – Mother.
Tonight was the successful launch of the exhibition of the vintage photographs by Harold Cazneaux.
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Click on image for the exhibition details at China In The World (ANU)
Continue reading Wei Leng Tay—The Other Shore
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another male federal politician, another of Malcolm Turnbull’s chosen boys, demonstrates how being patronizing to women must be a qualification for being in the Turnbull government.
Continue reading Mansplaining a qualification for being a federal bloke
click on image above for the story about this very successful new national gallery.
Click on the image above for a link to the pdf of the article by Gael Newton previously published as one of the papers from a seminar held in Melbourne in 2012. Continue reading Out of Sight
Open Call – Singapore International Photography Festival 2016 – click on graphic above
From The Conversation, Michelle Smith, Deakin University
Over the weekend, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton inadvertently sent a text message calling journalist Samantha Maiden a “mad f—ing witch” to Maiden herself, rather than his intended recipient, fellow MP Jamie Briggs.
Continue reading Witches both mad and bad: a loaded word with an ugly history
Click on the image above for an article about the exhibition, New Zealnd Photography Collected on at Te Papa in Wellington, NZ.
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