Photography

Painting and photography….and dogs!

Painting and photography….and dogs!

June 16, 2012

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

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

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

Painting, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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

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

January 4, 2012

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

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 ›

All aboard!

All aboard!

December 13, 2011

Photography, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

A beautiful new book highlighting the railroad photography of American photographer and train enthusiast David Plowden provoked a certain train of thought (sorry, I couldn’t resist!): Requiem for steam :… Read More ›

I am a camera

I am a camera

October 23, 2011

New books, Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

Even in its earliest days when it was often seen as a “mere mechanical” process, photography was producing images of startling artistry and sophistication, as well as capturing worlds that were… Read More ›

Visual architects

Visual architects

July 26, 2011

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

This Wednesday 27th July at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the documentary Manufactured landscapes, which follows… Read More ›

Those flashing lights

Those flashing lights

June 1, 2011

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

This Wednesday 1st June at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the documentary Teenage Paparazzo, about the… Read More ›

Marxism for t-shirts

Marxism for t-shirts

August 11, 2010

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 11 August at 6:30pm you can catch the recent documentary about the most re-produced photograph ever… Read More ›