Member of the Order of Australia
I have many people to thank for their support over a career that I continue to enjoy.
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Photographic Centre opening date announced
Opening on 12 October 2018
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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.
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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
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AUCTION: Sydney Morning Herald
Vintage Photography Collection, Part 1
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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.
AUCTION AUTOPSY: The Mossgreen Dupain Estate Sales 2016–17
click here to see my report on these significant photography auctions by Mossgreen.
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
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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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?
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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
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Head On Photography Exhibition
Exhibition of Regis Lansac’s photographs at Janet Clayton Gallery:
3–28 May 2017
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19thC photography in Japan
There’s a small exhibition at the National gallery of Australia.
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Martin Kantor Portrait Prize Entry
Applications close: 31st May 2017
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Review by Peter Haynes
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean — click on image.
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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.
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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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.
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!
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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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
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
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
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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.
Ann Shelton opens at Auckland Art Gallery
click on image for news about the photography exhibition 26 Nov 2016–17 April 2017
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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Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
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The Image in Question at Michael Hoppen Gallery
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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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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
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
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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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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National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibits work by photojournalist Esther Bubley — click on photo for information
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
In and Out of the Studio
Photographic Portraits from West Africa
August 31, 2015–January 3, 2016
Click image for link to the museum — or for ArtDaily — click here
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.
An overview of photography events (thanks to artdaily)
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A round up of current happenings in photography — via posts on Art Daily. Here’s the first:
Exhibition of botanical photographs by Karl Blossfeldt opens at Pinakothek der Moderne — click on the image
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Loke Hong Seng at Yeo Workshops, Gillam Barracks Singapore till 6 Sept 2015
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A great and arguably under‐celebrated social documentary collection in the UK is having a major retrospective in its home city of Newcastle upon Tyne, in the north‐east of England. Forever Amber, celebrating the work of the Amber Film and Photography Collective, opens at the city’s Laing Art Gallery today (27 June‐19 September).
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Excellent review of Head On portrait prize
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an overview of photography events
Paris Photo LA Preivew (click on the image)
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A Review worth reading — click on the image — and then get along to the exhibition
A Week in photography (care of Artdaily)
Kate Breakey at the Michener Art Museum
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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
Colour my world: handcoloured Australian photography
National Gallery of Australia (Canberra) Exhibition open till 30 August 2015
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Photography at Manning Clark House
From the media statement: Maggie Diaz arrived in Australia on a one‐way ticket in 1961, (a divorce gift from her Australian husband) and soon established herself as one of Melbourne’s leading commercial photographers.
Known for her expertise in using available light, Diaz had a genius for capturing character and situation.
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A must see exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, till 8 June 2015
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