Archive for August, 2010

Seminar – Dr Caroline Jordan ‘Educating Amercians about Modern Australia’

August 31, 2010
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Dr Caroline Jordan (Lecturer, Art History, History Program, La Trobe University) Educating Americans about Modern Australia: The Carnegie Corporation’s Art in Australia 1788-1941 exhibition to the USA and Canada, 1941 Date: Thursday 2 September When and Where? Time: 12:05 to 1:45 pm Venue: History Meeting Room, David Myers Building East E125, La Trobe University...
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Panel Discussion: Critical Failure – Visual Arts Criticism

August 30, 2010
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The Wheeler Centre Panel Discussion Critical Failure – Visual Arts Critcism Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but criticism lies in the pens and hard drives of our finest minds. This panel discussion draws on some of our leading arts writers as they ask what’s wrong with visual arts reviewing? 6:15PM...
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David R. Marshall – A Carracciesque Landscape at the Powerhouse

August 30, 2010
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What are you looking at? A Carracci School Landscape on the lid of a virginal at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney On display in the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, at the moment is a virginal, which according to the label is a Bolognese work of 1629, made by a local priest, Vincentius de Taeggiis (85/372...
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David Maskill – Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries

August 27, 2010
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Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries London, The National Gallery, 30 June – 12 September Reviewed by David Maskill This exhibition, currently showing at London’s National Gallery, is one of the highlights of the summer season. As art institutions struggle with the effects of the recession, blockbusters that rely on extensive and costly loans...
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Call for Papers – ‘Something or Nothing: Pictorial and Material Austerity in the Visual Arts of the Middle Ages’

August 26, 2010
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Call for papers – International Medieval Congress, Leeds, 11-14 July, 2011 Something for Nothing: Pictorial and Material Austerity in the Visual Arts of the Middle Ages The use of lavish materials to manifest invisible spiritual truths has long been a prominent theme in discussions of medieval art, but medieval artists and patrons also turned...
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EVCS Special Seminar: Professor Richard Woodfield – ‘Why study art historiography?’

August 26, 2010
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Professor Richard Woodfield – Why study art historiography? Richard Woodfield, Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Art History at the University of Glasgow, will lead a seminar discussion on the subject of art historiography, particularly within the context of the Vienna School of Art History. Please download the dossier of material (link below) relating to...
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Lecture – ‘The Garden of Ideas’ Richard Aitken

August 26, 2010
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Richard Aitken The Garden of Ideas: Collecting the Australian garden From the passions of colonial and immigrant gardenmakers to the concerns of 21st-century gardeners, the story of Australian garden style not only reflects our social and cultural history but also the extremes of our wide continent. In this lecture, garden historian Richard Aitken will...
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Conference: Art History’s History in Australia and New Zealand

August 25, 2010
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Conference: Art History’s History in Australia and New Zealand Saturday 28th August and Sunday 29th August Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch lecture theatre, Elisabeth Murdoch Building, The University of Melbourne, Parkville. This is a free public event, and registration for attendance is not required. Enquires: Professor Jaynie Anderson, t: (+61 3) 8344 5514 and Dr Meaghan...
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New look Melbourne Art Network

August 25, 2010
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We have recently upgraded the website for the Melbourne Art Network. We hope that you will find it easier to navigate and easier to locate information that you are interested in. The address remains the same at http://melbourneartnetwork.com.au What you will find on the new look Melbourne Art Network: Content: Notices We will continue...
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Call for Papers: International Conference Galli Bibiena Cultural Heritage

August 24, 2010
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International Conference Galli Bibiena Cultural Heritage Lisbon, Portugal 19th – 20th November 2010 The Bibiena are known worldwide for the excellence of their work, which is present in numerous museums, libraries and private collections. The members of this family have earned fame in the most important European courts, from the last quarter of the...
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