A new upload to my blog about Parting With Your Art.
This time about a friend’s experience of parting with her library plus a tale from me about all those plastic folders. Click here.
Have uploaded a page about my collection of photographer’s greeting cards that has been placed with the AGNSW Library — click here
Queen’s Birthday honour to former NGA curator
As listed: Dr Anne Mary Gray AM
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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.
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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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Review by Peter Haynes
Curated by Ashley Lumb and Laura McLean — click on image.
Continue reading Planetary Gardening at photoaccess
Port Cities Exhibition
click on image for Straits Times news notice — or here for the museum link
Continue reading Asian Civilisation Museum
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.
Continue reading Singapore Biennale 2016
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..
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September 2016 issue of Artlink
The September 2016 issue of Artlink is available. Click on image for more
Continue reading Artlink Art Land
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.
click on the image for more about the opening, the exhibition and the gallery hours
click on image above for the story about this very successful new national gallery.
Open Call — Singapore International Photography Festival 2016 — click on graphic above
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
The Auckland Festival of photography — for news on exhibitions and more — click on the image.
Click on the image for an article by Sasha Grishin on Andrew
click on image for the Guardian’s story on the exhibition in London
A visit to Rippon Lea (Melbourne) to see the wonderful exhibition of costumes produced by Marion Boyce for the ABC program Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.
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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 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
Opening Celebrations announced
Starts 24 November. Complimentary entry for visitors from 24 Nov – 6 Dec 2015. Click on image for link to gallery website.
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.
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An Update on the Australian Centre for Photography (Sydney). There was a story previously about the ACP moving. This was not quite correct. The ACP is not necessarily moving west as all options are still being considered as to where it could be located in the future.
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Photographers in Asia — click on image
There’s an announcement online about a new art fair to be held in January at the same time as Art Stage Singapore, Click on the image for more on this.
Continue reading Visual Arts Singapore
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.
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Is This a Photograph of Vincent Van Gogh? click on image for the story
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 image for the notice or click here for the gallery site
an update on Sydney Modern Project — click on image
National Gallery Singapore: A story about doubts about whether an artwork is a fake. Click on the image for more.
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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
Click on image for more
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
click on the links below for items of curatorial interest
Continue reading The Curatorial Crypt
Colour my world: handcoloured Australian photography
National Gallery of Australia (Canberra) Exhibition open till 30 August 2015
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11 January 1931 – 31 March 2015
A must see exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, till 8 June 2015
Continue reading The Photograph and Australia
Between – Picturing 1950–1960s Taiwan
ANU Australian Centre on China in the World till 3 April 2015
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Trent Parke: Black Rose at the Art Gallery of South Australia (click on image)
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news from Climarte 2015 festival
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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.
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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).
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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.
Notice: Contemporary Photography at the NGA
Photography Gallery — Gifted artists: Donations by Patrick Corrigan AM
click on the image for the link to the NGA website
Publication: Shades of Light online
I have published online a version of my 1988 book Shades of Light.
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.