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Queen’s Birthday honour to former NGA curator
As listed: Dr Anne Mary Gray AM
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.
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.
Myanmar’s treasures on display at ACM, Singapore
click on image for news on exhibition — or here to link to ACM
The Singapore Biennale is now on till 26 February 2017.
Yes they were there
click here — for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
Click on the image above for the link to Polixeni’s web site and..
September 2016 issue of Artlink
The September 2016 issue of Artlink is available. Click on image for more
Opening 4th December 2015: The world is beautiful
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.
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
As art publication struggle along with other hard copy magazines, there’s interesting news about how ARTnews and Art in America are to merge to form the world’s largest art-media company.
Hot Gossip: The ACP to move west and will be soon looking for a new Director. The news being circulated around Sydney is that the ACP has made its decision to move from Paddington and to move to the western suburbs, to Parramatta. This will definitely require a change to the organisation and some of its programs.
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).
click on the links below for items of curatorial interest
Colour my world: handcoloured Australian photography
A must see exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, till 8 June 2015
Between – Picturing 1950–1960s Taiwan
ANU Australian Centre on China in the World till 3 April 2015
news from Climarte 2015 festival
National Gallery of Australia/ Contemporary
This new exhibition space down by the lakeside opened in September 2014. See information below the images — these taken from the first exhibition.
Shaune Lakin, The New NGA Senior Curator of Photography
At the end of an exhibition seminar in August at the Monash Gallery of Art, as the NGA Senior Curator of Photography who was about to finish in that role, I handed on the baton and all the challenges to my replacement, the new NGA Senior Curator of Photography (from October), Shaune Lakin (previously The MGA Director).
Notice: NGA Visual Arts Exhibition
Opening 13 December 2014 is a retrospective of the work of James Turrell. The NGA had a major work of James Turrell, Within without, installed in 2010 as part of the new gardens off the front entrance a few years ago.
The coming retrospective will offer a five decade survey of this American artist’s works — click here.
Publication: Shades of Light online
This is accessed through my other website, photo-web. One day soon I hope to update this with some images and more links.
Please click here to visit this publication.