Archive for April, 2011

Exhibition: Vernacular Cultures and Contemporary Art from Australia, India and the Philippines

April 29, 2011
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Vernacular Cultures and Contemporary Art from Australia, India and the Philippines 3 May – 17 June LUMA | La Trobe University Museum of Art Curated as part of La Trobe University’s 2011 Festival of Ideas, this exhibition features contemporary artists whose work incorporates expressions of indigenous and/or locally specific popular cultures. Examining diverse practices...
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Art Talk: Penny Byrne

April 29, 2011
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© Penny Byrne, Green Wash Warrior Rides in to Save the Planet, (detall) 2010. Holmesglen Collection of Contemporary Art. Reproduced courtesy of Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art.

Art Talks: Free Lunchtime Lecture Penny Byrne Penny Byrne has been described as a political cartoonist who uses ceramics. Highly regarded as a leading authority on ceramic restoration, Byrne started making her own work in 2001; it covers a range of contemporary issues from the environment to Australian and American politics and lampoons the...
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EVCS: David R. Marshall ‘Eugene Von Guérard and Daylesford: His Paintings for W.E. Stanbridge’

April 19, 2011
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David R. Marshall Eugene Von Guérard and Daylesford: His Paintings for W.E. Stanbridge This paper, which arises from research for the catalogue for Ruth Pullin’s Eugene Von Guérard exhibition, currently on display at the NGV, examines Von Guérard’s views of the Daylesford district and their preparatory studies. It explores the interaction between Von Guérard’s...
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Lecture: Dale Kent ‘Images of Friendship from Renaissance Florence from Dante to Michelangelo’

April 18, 2011
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BOTTICELLI, Sandro 'Portrait of a Man with a Medal of Cosimo the Elder' c. 1474 Tempera on panel, 57,5 x 44 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

Joseph Burke Lecture, 2011 Images of Friendship from Renaissance Florence from Dante to Michelangelo Professor Dale Kent The question of whether true friendship could exist in an era when patronage shaped most social relations occupied Renaissance Florentines as it had the ancient Greeks and Romans whose culture they admired and emulated. Rather than attempting...
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Lecture: The tale of the 1880 Atlas des Plans de Paris

April 15, 2011
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Theatrum orbis terrarium, by Abraham Ortelius, published by Apud Ant Coppenium Diesth, Antwerp, 1574

The tale of the 1880 Atlas des Plans de Paris Michael Shirrefs Atlas des Plans de Paris is a remarkable book containing reproductions of ancient maps showing the development of Paris, from its beginnings in Roman times as a village in the middle of the Seine. Former Creative Fellow Michael Shirrefs will discuss his...
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Call for Papers:Experimental Arts Conference

April 14, 2011
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"What a building desires" 2005 Excerpt from Richard Goodwin's Porosity Research into Public space

Call for Papers Experimental Arts Conference 19-20 August 2011  Main Conference and Discussion Forum and 17-18 August 2011 National Postgraduate Conference, both at  Scientia Building, UNSW Deadline for Abstracts: 27 April 2011 “We have entered the experimental age…Experiments are no longer conducted just in the laboratory. They have become collective experiments that concern each and every...
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Funding: Scholarships at the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions

April 14, 2011
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ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions: Change Program Scholarships Scholarships are available in the new ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, working with Professor David Lemmings in the OChange¹program. Value Opportunities include: ·      Full scholarship to the value of $26,000 per annum; or ·      Supplementary scholarship to the value of...
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Funding: Caroline Villers Research Fellowship Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

April 13, 2011
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Caroline Villers Research Fellowship Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London The Courtauld together with the Trustees of the Caroline Villers Research Fellowship, has established a Research Fellowship in memory of Caroline Villers. The purpose of the Fellowship is to promote research in the interdisciplinary field of Technical Art History: the application of technical,...
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Call for Papers: Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

April 13, 2011
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Call for Papers Early Modern Merchants as Collectors Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, June 15-16, 2012 Deadline: May 31, 2011 Context In 1615, Vincenzo Scamozzi highlighted the importance in Venice of the merchant-collectors Bartolomeo dalla Nave and Daniel Nijs by including descriptions of their collections in his L’Idea della architettura universale.  Scholarship has also moved beyond the consideration of the artist and the patron as the...
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Conference: Transformations in Cultural Communication, RMIT 14th – 15th April, 2011

April 12, 2011
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Transformations in Cultural Communication RMIT 14th – 15th April, 2011, Melbourne The first few years of social media brought new approaches to audience engagement, emphasising knowledge sharing through open platforms. As organisations explored the potential of social media, they focused on the impact this would have on their internal practices. Today there is growing emphasis...
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