Exhibition: The River of Faces
Exhibition at GAGProjects (Adelaide) till 18 November 2018.
Click here for my essay and links to the exhibition page.
Charles Bayliss 1879 panorama at NLA
Wonderful day in the National Library of Australia. A chance to see some photographs by Charles Bayliss.
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Bill Henson at the Tolarno Galleries 104 Exhibition Street Melbourne
till 2 June 2018.
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An exhibition notice for an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Click here for the link…
And for more on Harold Edgerton — see my 1999 paper for the catalogue at the National Gallery of Australia — click here.
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Celebrating a Pioneer of Australian Photojournalism
Celebrating IWD — 8th March 2018
Adelie Hurley (1919–2010) - The first Australian female commercial photojournalist
Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2018
Adelaide Film Festival announces photographer Robert Mcfarlane as 2017 Jim Bettison & Helen James Award recipient
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Links to essays on Max Dupain
We have uploaded a new page on photo‐web that provides a link to my essays on Max Dupain as well as links to other articles and resources. Click here.
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.
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
Exhibition: The Landscape Revisited
Anne Zahalka’s new exhibition at the city gallery in Albury‐ MAMA — till Sunday 5th November 2017
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Scenes from the Exhibition
Curtain Call at Stills Gallery Sydney
Here at photographs of the opening of the final Stills Gallery exhibition — Curtin Call
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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?
Continue reading Frank Hurley & Australian Native Plants
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:
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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.
Continue reading Belinda Hungerford: ROAD WORK AHEAD
Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3–28 May 2017
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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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Call for entries
click on image for details — entries close 26 July 2017
Australian photographers — Melbourne 1959 – late 1960s
click on banner for link to information about this great group of Australian photographers
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.
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).
Continue reading Sean Davey at The Photography Room
Exhibition: Wes Stacey–The Wild Thing
Monash Gallery of Art 4 March to 28 April 2017
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Online: 1995 Fever Pitch, Tracey Moffatt & Gael Newton
Continue reading Tracey Moffatt Fever Pitch
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.
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.
award for Outstanding Contribution to Photography
click on the image for the storyMartin Parr
Exhibition: Colour photographs 1977–1988
Beetles+Huxley (London) till 18 February 2017
Continue reading Joel Sternfeld
Exhibition notice: Route 66 by John Schott at Joseph Bowers Gallery
Click on the image for news on ArtDaily.
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photography at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam
Click on the image for the link to the exhibition by Theo Baart and Cary Markerink
The Hague Museum of Photography celebrates Werner Bischof
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Photography exhibition at the National Library Canberra
click on image for information on this small exhibition
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
Click on image above for link to exhibition notice on Artdaily.
Ann Shelton opens at Auckland Art Gallery
click on image for news about the photography exhibition 26 Nov 2016–17 April 2017
Charles Jones photographed vegetables
Hundreds of them.…… Here’s the story online — click here.
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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Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
Continue reading Robyn Stacey
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..
Continue reading Polixeni Papapetrou
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
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
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.
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.
Continue reading Harold Cazneaux photographs for sale
click on image for the link to the Daily Telegraph
Click on image for the exhibition details at China In The World (ANU)
Continue reading Wei Leng Tay—The Other Shore
click on photo for exhibition details
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
Click on the image above for an article about the exhibition, New Zealnd Photography Collected on at Te Papa in Wellington, NZ.
Continue reading New Zealand photography at Te Papa
click on image for the story from ArtDaily
The fight to gain equity in the recognition of women in the art world just keeps on having to be repeated. The historical biases just do not go away.
But then along comes something that is really strange.
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The MGA has announced Joseph McGlennon as the winner of the 2015 Bowness prize.
There’s an online video made before the announcement — Guardian Australian photo editor Jonny Weeks and photographer Mike Bowers discuss the entires and their picks for the winners. click here.
Continue reading Monash Gallery of Art & Bowness 2015
National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibits work by photojournalist Esther Bubley — click on photo for information
It with great sadness that we heard that our friend Rose Farrell died recently. There’s a very good piece about Rose written by Robert Nelson — click here.
The extraordinary story of how photography was kick started through a French Government initiative — a gift to the world. Click on the image
After taking up photography at fifty‐eight, Julia Margaret Cameron produced a remarkable and distinctive body of work, writes Richard Johnstone (The Inside Story). Click here for Richard’s review of the exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales — click here for the gallery link.
Click on image for link to A Conversation with Joel Meyerowitz
Click on image for photo essay on inequity in LA neighbourhoods
Photographers in Asia — click on image
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies — two reports: On from npr online — click here. Another from the New York Times — click here
Click on the image for a picture essay in The Guardian on Isabella Bird: pioneering photographer of life in 19th‐century China.
A Week in photography (care of Artdaily)
Kate Breakey at the Michener Art Museum
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Continue reading The Curatorial Crypt
Ian North, East Antarctica 1915, Greenaway Art Gallery
Ian North’s latest exhibition is at the Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide, till April 26; Click here for the link to the gallery site. Click here for a review on The Conversation
Between – Picturing 1950–1960s Taiwan
ANU Australian Centre on China in the World till 3 April 2015
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I have uploaded another of my papers. This one is from a National Gallery of Australia exhibition on George Silk. Click on the image above.
Notice: Photographic Artist, Lee Grant
Here’s a link to one of the many photographers whose work I have admired for quite a while now. I can highly recommend a visit to her website and to see what her recent projects have been. Click here.
Continue reading Lee Grant