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My Favourite Slide: The cup that cheers
originally published earlier this year as a contribution to the research ‘Heritage in the Limelight: the magic lantern in Australia and the world’. click here for my paper
A Postscript to my AUCTION AUTOPSY:
The Mossgreen Dupain Sales 2016-17
click here to see my postscript on my former report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
a quiet coffee in the new Downer cafe
another cool day in Canberra
William Street, Sydney, 1966
An essay on this wonderful photograph – click here
AUCTION AUTOPSY: The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016-17
click here to see my report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
Keeping warm and enjoying a coffee
Time out on a freezing cold morning in Canberra
Ballarat photography festival director recognised
from the listing:
designs for new V&A Photography Centre
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has revealed a visual of its new Photography Centre – click here
Agents of Empire: How E.L. Mitchell’s photographs shaped Australia
For nearly 100 years, E.L. Mitchell’s emblematic photographs have shaped ideas about Australia.
But who was Mitchell and why did he succeed above his competitors?
MGA Call for entries
Entries now invited
Scenes from the Exhibition
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition – Curtin Call
INFORMATION CALL-OUT: FRANK HURLEY
Searching for Frank Hurley along our northern beaches
Did you know that Frank Hurley was a very keen gardener and photographer of wild flowers?
Exhibition: Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Still have given notice of their final exhibition.
With Curtain Call, Stills Gallery is looking back over the history of the gallery and presents the mother of all salon hangs featuring over 70 artists from over the 26 years of exhibitions including:
3 New Exhibitions at The Photography Room
Dörte Conroy – What Comes to Mind: Lorna Sim – Enigma:
Maurice Weidmann- Absence of Sunshine
Continue reading The Photography Room: May – June 2017
New paper uploaded on photography research
Click on the image above to see a new research paper by Belinda Hungerford that has been uploaded to photoweb.
CHARTING THOUGHTS: ESSAYS ON ART IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
A new research book has been published by the National Gallery of Singapore. It contains essays on Southeast Asian art by 25 scholars.
I was given the honour by the NGS of being one the contributing scholars.
The book is available from the NGS shop and through their website – click here.
Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3-28 May 2017
19thC photography in Japan
There’s a small exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
Exhibition: Elaine Campaner at Gallery 9
An Elaine Campaner exhibition of photographs – recommended.
A history of Group M photographers by Philip Bentley
Review by Peter Haynes
This is an exhibition at photoaccess (Canberra) curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean.
George W Bell: Australian photographer & painter
George W Bell photographer (1920 – 2008) was member of Group M – in Melbourne.
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
Exhibition: Jane Brown – Sporting Country
One to see – exhibition at Stills Gallery of Jane Brown’s photographs – Sporting Country.
Exhibition: Sean Davey – Solomon Islands
At The Photography Room in Kingston (Canberra) is the exhibition by Sean Davey – Solomon Islands (2016).
Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker
Mat Collishaw – Thresholds
Online: 1995 Fever Pitch, Tracey Moffatt & Gael Newton
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.
Exhibition: Colour photographs 1977-1988
Beetles+Huxley (London) till 18 February 2017
PHOTOFAIRS, SF, 27-29 Jan 2017
2017 Infinity Award Winners announced
Exhibition notice: Route 66 by John Schott at Joseph Bowers Gallery
Click on the image for news on ArtDaily.
Exhibition at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
The Hague Museum of Photography celebrates Werner Bischof
Nassau County Museum of Arts devotes all galleries to the art of photography
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Prada opens photography gallery in Milan shopping arcade
Story from The Art Newspaper – click here.
Film Stills photography exhibition in Vienna
from the museum site:
Photography Biennial, Cincinnati, 2016
The theme of FotoFocus 2016 is “The Un-Document,” and presents photography from over 100 international artists in 60 venues.
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.
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.
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.
Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
The Image in Question at Michael Hoppen Gallery
Trent Parke’s Avenue of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
Harold Cazneaux at the Australian national Maritime Museum
Click on the image above for the link to Polixeni’s web site and..
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.
Click here for a link to the artist’s website.
Click here for the link to Monash Gallery of Art
We recently heard of the death of a great Australian photographer. Click here to see an essay on John from 2004.