Archive for March, 2011

Art Forums at the Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank

March 31, 2011
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Art Forums at the Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank The Victorian College of the Arts, Southbank is holding weekly Art Forums with speakers including artists, writers and curators. See the program of speakers below. All talks are free admission and open to the public. Venue: Art Auditorium, School of Art, Gate 4, Dodds...
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Funding: Francis Haskell Memorial Fund 2011 Scholarships

March 29, 2011
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Francis Haskell Memorial Fund 2011 Scholarships The Burlington Magazine Foundation Deadline: 1st June 2011. Scholarships Grants of up to £2000 will be awarded from the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund this year to enable scholars to spend time in libraries or archives carrying out advanced research in the history of western art. Preference may be given...
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Lecture – Ronald Ridley ‘Team Tutankhamun’

March 28, 2011
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Marion Adams Memorial Lecture Team Tutankhamun Professor Emeritus Ronald Ridley, Melbourne University Everyone knows the story of the discovery of the famous boy pharaoh’s tomb in 1922. A much more difficult matter for the historian of archaeology  is understanding the many people who made the discovery and then  revealed and preserved the tomb’s contents....
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Funding: Hilla Rebay International Fellowship in New York, Bilbao and Venice

March 28, 2011
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Hilla Rebay International Fellowship This multi-site ten-month fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student (doctoral candidates preferred) to train in the Curatorial Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each...
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Call for Papers: Vasari/500

March 25, 2011
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VASARI/500: Envisioning New Directions in Vasari Studies History of Art and Architecture Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 28-29 October 2011 Deadline:  15 May 2011 Courtier, architect and impresario of Duke Coismo de’Medici’s most famous commissions, founder of the first state-sponsored academy for the arts, and author of the first extended discussion of contemporary...
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Call for Contributions: Research Projects and Dissertations on Early Modern Architecture

March 24, 2011
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Call for Contributions Research Projects and Dissertations on Early Modern Architecture The Early Modern Architecture website is calling for contributions to two lists of work-in-progress on Early Modern architecture that they are compiling. The first is an international list of Ph.D. dissertations from any discipline that address aspects of the architecture (design, theory, and...
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Funding: ARC Postdoctoral Fellowships, Centre for History of Emotions

March 24, 2011
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ARC Postdoctoral Fellowships, Centre for History of Emotions The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Faculty of Arts, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies The successful candidate will contribute to a project in the ‘Change’ program of the Centre, under the leadership of Professor Charles Zika, exploring the emotions created in response to sacred space in late medieval...
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Lecture: Conservation Challenges of Contemporary Art – Jane Norman

March 22, 2011
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Melbourne University, Faculty of Arts Public Lecture: Conservation Challenges of Contemporary Art Ms Jane Norman Museums develop standards for protecting works of art under their care and this process, while constantly evolving, is tested most vigorously with the acquisition, installation and collections care of contemporary art. The ephemeral nature of many works, the involvement of living artists, and the questions raised when preserving the integrity...
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NGV Lecture: The history of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection and presentation of modern art, from 1870 to the present

March 22, 2011
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NGV Programs presents: The history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection and presentation of modern art, from 1870 to the present Gary Tinterow, Engelhard Chairman, Nineteenth Century, Modern and Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Join us for an evening lecture on twentieth century art by the 2011 Australian International Cultural...
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CFP: The Hapsburgs and their Courts in Europe 1400-1700

March 22, 2011
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Call for Papers The Habsburgs and their Courts in Europe, 1400–1700: Between Cosmopolitism and Regionalism 7–10 December 2011, Vienna, Austria Organized by Austrian Academy of Sciences – Co-organized by Slovak Academy of Sciences A variety of visual and written sources demonstrate that the members of the House of Habsburg devoted special attention to creating a ‘dynastic identity’...
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