News & Exhibitions 2012 News

Carol Jerrems exhibition at NGA

When Rennie Ellis founded Brummels - the first photography gallery in Australia - in December 1972, he officially opened the gallery with the exhibition Two Views of Erotica that showcased works by Henry Talbot and the then relatively unknown photographer, Carol Jerrems.   For Jerrems,...

AC/DC Australia’s Family Jewels exhibition tours to the United States!

After an extremely popular Australian tour and an international  success at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, the exhibition AC/DC Australia’s Family Jewels is currently being showcased at Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame in...

Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos

13 August 2012 — 29 December 2012
State Library of New South Wales
Macquarie St, Sydney N.S.W

The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos, a new display opening at the State Library of NSW. Flashback showcases an exquisite collection of over 30 beautiful and iconic images from the State...

Gusto! A culinary history of Victoria

3 August 2012 — 28 April 2013
State Library of Victoria
Keith Murdoch Gallery
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Gusto! will feature a cornucopia of gastronomic treasures drawn from the collections of the State Library of Victoria, some items from the National Archive and the Art Gallery of Ballarat, as well as loans from corporate collections such as Kraft and Carlton United Breweries. The fabulous...

Brummels: Australia's first gallery of photography

22 October 2011 — 22 January 2012
Monash Gallery of Art
860 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill VIC

“...campaign headquarters for a generation of photographers” Brummels Gallery of Photography was established in 1972 by the prominent photographer Rennie Ellis. As such, it was the first gallery in Australia dedicated to exclusively showing photography. Over an eight-year period...

Recent Exhibition This Is The Show: Rennie Ellis

10 February 2012 — 3 March 2012
Mossgreen Gallery
310 Toorak Road
South Yarra, Victoria

Rennie Ellis was always drawn to photographing bizarre, erotic and eccentric human performance. This accomplished Melbourne photographer captured extravagant visions of strippers strutting their stuff on stage or relaxing behind the scenes. Performers of what we now see as Burlesque became a...

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