Photography

Livening the place up with a bit of bohemianism

Livening the place up with a bit of bohemianism

December 2, 2014

Film, Photography, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

Bohemians come in all shapes and sizes

Something visual on the new books shelf

Something visual on the new books shelf

November 26, 2014

Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

A handful of fascinating new books have recently arrived on the shelves, centred on the visual arts in all of its many guises…..

Photography: in and out of focus

Photography: in and out of focus

September 19, 2014

New books, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

Photography continues to be a major part of our contemporary art collecting, and here are just a few new titles to tempt you into the building (and one you can… Read More ›

Charles Marville and the changing face of Paris

Charles Marville and the changing face of Paris

May 19, 2014

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

With the State Library’s major Victor Hugo exhibition coming up in July, the name of Charles Marville has been getting mentioned in despatches recently. One of the very greatest photographers… Read More ›

New books: from rocking the nation to charting the world

New books: from rocking the nation to charting the world

April 11, 2014

Music, New books, Photography, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

¬†Rock country : the sounds, bands, fans, fun & other stuff that happened: edited by Christian Ryan “Sex lessons from Bon Scott. Scary encounter with Chrissy Amphlett. On the trail… Read More ›

New Books: in and around Melbourne

New Books: in and around Melbourne

June 29, 2013

New books, Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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

New books, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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

New books, Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts, 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

New books, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

¬†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 ›