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
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.
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
Click here for the article on artdaily.
Prada opens photography gallery in Milan shopping arcade
Story from The Art Newspaper — click here.
Elton John on his photography collection
click on the image above for The Guardian story on Elton John’s collection
Ann Shelton opens at Auckland Art Gallery
click on image for news about the photography exhibition 26 Nov 2016–17 April 2017
The Singapore Biennale is now on till 26 February 2017.
Continue reading Singapore Biennale 2016
Film Stills photography exhibition in Vienna
from the museum site:
Continue reading Film Stills at The Albertina
Photography Biennial, Cincinnati, 2016
The theme of FotoFocus 2016 is “The Un-Document,” and presents photography from over 100 international artists in 60 venues.
Continue reading 2016 FotoFocus Biennial
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.
Continue reading Photography: Relics of Old London
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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news on New York photography auctions
click on the image for the story from The Art Newspaper
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.
Image linked from a site by Amy Dickinson — click here
Dark Wonder, Stills Gallery Sydney
Click on the image for the review by Lenny Ann Low in the Fairfax news.
Continue reading Robyn Stacey
Yes they were there
click here — for a story on the presence of females amongst the abstract expressionists.
click on image for more on the Christie’s Photographs sales October 2016
The Image in Question at Michael Hoppen Gallery
click on the image for the link to the exhibition and
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Trent Parke’s Avenue of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
Continue reading Trent Parke Avenue of Honour
Harold Cazneaux at the Australian national Maritime Museum
Continue reading Harold Cazneaux Exhibition
Click on the image above for the link to Polixeni’s web site and..
Continue reading Polixeni Papapetrou
September 2016 issue of Artlink
The September 2016 issue of Artlink is available. Click on image for more
Continue reading Artlink Art Land
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
While we often celebrate wood and things made out of such ‘natural’ products — it is good to reminded just where that all that wood came from and wonder whether we will see such beauty again.
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.
Photography is alive and very well -
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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 the image for more about the opening, the exhibition and the gallery hours
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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another male federal politician, another of Malcolm Turnbull’s chosen boys, demonstrates how being patronizing to women must be a qualification for being in the Turnbull government.
Continue reading Mansplaining a qualification for being a federal bloke
click on image above for the story about this very successful new national gallery.
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
Open Call — Singapore International Photography Festival 2016 — click on graphic above
From The Conversation, Michelle Smith, Deakin University
Over the weekend, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton inadvertently sent a text message calling journalist Samantha Maiden a “mad f—ing witch” to Maiden herself, rather than his intended recipient, fellow MP Jamie Briggs.
Continue reading Witches both mad and bad: a loaded word with an ugly history
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.
Good news from Canada about photography — click on the image above
click on image for the story from ArtDaily
Click on the image for an article by Sasha Grishin on Andrew
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.
Continue reading Women photographers
click on image for the Guardian’s story on the exhibition in London
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
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.
Continue reading Marion Boyce
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 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
The extraordinary story of how photography was kick started through a French Government initiative — a gift to the world. Click on the image
August/September 2015 issue available online — click on the image for the reports
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)
Continue reading photography
Opening Celebrations announced
Starts 24 November. Complimentary entry for visitors from 24 Nov – 6 Dec 2015. Click on image for link to gallery website.
Click on image for link to A Conversation with Joel Meyerowitz
Click on image for photo essay on inequity in LA neighbourhoods
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.
Continue reading ArtNews + Art in America
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
click on image for exhibition details
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.
Continue reading Photography
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.
Continue reading Australian Centre for Photography
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
Excellent review of Head On portrait prize
click on image for link to article by Richard Johnstone
Continue reading Head On Photography
Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies — two reports: On from npr online — click here. Another from the New York Times — click here
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.
Continue reading Visual Arts Singapore
Review: Ars Orientalis 43 (2013)
Anne Summers Reports — April/May 2015
Please download Anne’s latest report on many issues — always a good read. And once you have read the reports, see if you can support this publication by becoming a subscriber. Click on image for the link.
an overview of photography events
Paris Photo LA Preivew (click on the image)
Continue reading The Curatorial Crypt
Click on the image for a picture essay in The Guardian on Isabella Bird: pioneering photographer of life in 19th-century China.