Archive for October, 2011

Ranjani Shettar and Alex Baker In Conversation at NGV International

October 28, 2011
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Ranjani Shettar India born 1977  Fire in the belly 2007  wood, automobile paint, fishing line 304.8 x 396.2 x 348.0 cm Collection of Talwar Gallery New York/New Delhi and the artist, Bangalore Photo: Courtesy of Talwar Gallery, New York / New Delhi   © Ranjani Shettar

In Conversation: With Ranjani Shettar and Alex Baker Join Alex Baker, Senior Curator, Contemporary Art, NGV & Ranjani Shettar, artist for this rare opportunity to hear from Ranjani Shettar how she transforms a wide array of unusual materials into magical forms that suggest natural phenomena. Ranjani Shettar’s exhibition Dewdrops and Sunshine opens at the NGV International on Friday...
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Masterclass – Medievalism and Youth Culture

October 26, 2011
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Medievalism and Youth Culture Limited places are available for a Masterclass sponsored  by the Australian Research Council and the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Western Australia on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Participation in this all-day Masterclass is invited from postgraduate and early career researchers in fields related to medievalism and youth culture, such as children’s and young...
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Stuart Rattle Open Garden Garden, Musk, Victoria and Restoration of Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens

October 26, 2011
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Stuart Rattle Open Garden, Musk, Victoria and Restoration of Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens About the Garden Stuart Rattle’s garden in Musk, Victoria is inspired by the English Arts and Crafts movement and the romantic tradition of Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll. The garden is divided into fourteen distinct garden rooms joined by interconnecting walkways. A love of...
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Talk: British Watercolours in the National Gallery of Victoria

October 25, 2011
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William Blake, Dante running from the three beasts - Illustration to The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Inferno I, 1-90), 1824-1827, penn and ink and watercolour over pencil, 37.0 x 52.8 cm (sheet), Felton Bequest, 1920, NGV.

Short Talks Afternoon: British Watercolours in the National Gallery of Victoria Hear about the NGV’s significant collection of British watercolours and how it was assembled, and the rise of the “exhibition” watercolour in the 19th century that sought to rival oil painting in size, brilliance of colour and effect. Speakers Cathy Leahy, Senior Curator,...
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Funding: Fellowships at the Henry Moore Institute

October 25, 2011
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Fellowships at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Deadline 9 January 2012. The Henry Moore Insitute offers a small number of short-term residential fellowships to enable established scholars to spend a period of time in Leeds to work on research projects in any area of sculpture studies, The fellowships are intended to give individuals the...
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CFP: Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, London, Jul 12

October 24, 2011
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Call for Papers Visual Culture and the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, July 19 – 20, 2012 Deadline: Dec 16, 2011 Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Mary Favret, Gillian Russell, Susan Siegfried, Paul White In July 2012, in advance of commemoration of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, Tate Britain is to...
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Call for Papers: Women Artists in Early Modern Italy (Florence, 3 Mar 12)

October 23, 2011
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Call For Papers Women Artists in Early Modern Italy Florence, Italy, March 3, 2012 Deadline: Jan 12, 2011 The Jane Fortune Research Program on Women Artists in the Age of the Medici at The Medici Archive Project is organizing a one-day conference (Florence, March 3, 2012) to highlight new documentary findings on the creative...
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Burlington Magazine Contemporary Writing Prize

October 21, 2011
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The Burlington Contemporary Writing Prize 2012 The Burlington Contemporary Writing Prize, to be awarded annually, seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine. Since its founding in 1903, The Burlington Magazine has...
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Symposium in Honour of Ernst Kitzinger: Sites of Devotion | New Directions in Medieval Art History

October 20, 2011
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Floor mosaic, early Byzantine  Church of Saint George at Madaba,  Jordan

Public Symposium in Honour of Ernst Kitzinger (1912-2003) Sites of Devotion | New Directions in Medieval Art History This symposium celebrates the centenary of the birth of Ernst Kitzinger (b. Munich 1912 – d. New York 2003), distinguished historian of Late Antique, Medieval and Byzantine art. It provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ongoing influence...
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Funding: The Anne van Biema Fellowship, 2012, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

October 20, 2011
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'Waves at Matsushima', Freer and Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

The Anne van Biema Fellowship, 2012, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Research proposals...
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