Photography

New Books: in and around Melbourne

New Books: in and around Melbourne

June 29, 2013

Arts, New books, Painting, Photography:

The presses keep rolling….. L. Bernard Hall : the man the art world forgot by Gwen Rankin This marvellous new biography of Bernard Hall, published in association with the State… Read More ›

Victoria, and the world, through the camera lens

Victoria, and the world, through the camera lens

April 3, 2013

Arts, Photography:

Jane Miller has been inspired by the Library’s wonderful collection of photography books and journals, as well as original photographs held in our Picture Collection The Melbourne Camera Club :… Read More ›

New books: the joy of photography and the pleasure of prints

New books: the joy of photography and the pleasure of prints

March 28, 2013

Arts, New books, Photography:

Our wonderful collection of photography books welcomes a few new titles, and the book on prints was just too charming to leave out! Photography and play by Erin C. Garcia… Read More ›

New books, and not a piano in sight!

New books, and not a piano in sight!

December 12, 2012

Arts, New books, Painting, Photography, Visual arts:

It’s been a while since I’ve done a new-books post, what with Australian Music Month, Melbourne Music Week, and the Kaldor Art Project demanding our attention. So let’s get back… Read More ›

New books in Arts: I spy with my mechanical eye…..

New books in Arts: I spy with my mechanical eye…..

September 3, 2012

Arts, New books, Photography:

¬†Photography and Ireland by Justin Carville Reaktion Books in London has been publishing this marvellous “exposures” series for a while now, exploring the history of photography through its relationships with… Read More ›

Painting and photography….and dogs!

Painting and photography….and dogs!

June 16, 2012

Arts, New books, Painting, Photography:

Dogs in Australian art : a new history of antipodean creativity by Steven Miller As the proud owner of two whippets who just happen to be the most beautiful dogs… Read More ›

Pictures on the wall, on the page and on the street

Pictures on the wall, on the page and on the street

April 10, 2012

Arts, Comic books, New books, Photography, Visual arts:

This week on the new books shelf, pictures in all forms telling all kinds of stories: Tapestry in the Baroque : new aspects of production and patronage edited by Thomas… Read More ›

Down to the sea in ships

Down to the sea in ships

January 30, 2012

Arts, Painting, Photography:

An enquiry from a customer regarding maritime painting uncovered a watery treasure-trove! The sun rising through vapour : Turner’s early seascapes by Paul Spencer-Longhurst Difficult to go past Turner’s astonishing… Read More ›

A nautical Australia Day

A nautical Australia Day

January 26, 2012

Arts, Photography:

Oh I do love to be beside the seaside…….

Oh I do love to be beside the seaside…….

January 4, 2012

Arts, Photography:

No denying that Summer is well and truly with us. What better way to begin the year than a trip to the beach? Dupain’s beaches by Jill White Is there… Read More ›