Archive for March, 2012

Recent News and Writing about Art and Art History | March 30th 2012

March 30, 2012
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A 2,500-year-old statue of a young woman that was illegally excavated and hidden in a goat-pen near Athens (via Huffington Post - AP Photo/Greek  Police handout)

Recent News and Writing about Art and Art History Katrina Grant Photos in colour from early twentieth-century Russia by photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii who took thousands of vividly coloured photographs of the last days of the Russian Empire. In a move that is both bizarre and a sign of the times in particular for...
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Exhibition | Jill Orr ‘Space, Place and Recurring History’, Monash University Faculty Gallery

March 30, 2012
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Jill Orr, Between Somewhere and Nowhere-Mirror, 2011. Photographer, Christina Simons for Jill Orr. Copyright the artist. Inkjet print on crane silver rag. 105 x 145cm. Courtesy of the artist and Jenny Port Gallery.

Jill Orr ‘Space, Place and Recurring History’ Monash University Faculty Gallery Space, Place and Recurring History is an analysis, through art practice, of relationships to place that overlap, intermingle, collaborate and question. Vision, imagination and possibility sit side by side the challenges faced in the psycho-social environment, that goes hand in hand with the...
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Symposium | In Flesh and Blood: Animals in Art and Philosophy

March 30, 2012
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Still from Robert Bresson’s 'Au hasard Balthazar'

In Flesh and Blood: Animals in Art and Philosophy A symposium series convened by Dr Elizabeth Presa and Dr Louise Burchill in three parts with leading artists, writers and philosophers, focusing on animals in philosophy and art. The keynote speaker for the first symposium is Professor Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at...
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Funding | AusArt Fellowship for Fine Arts for Australians to Study in US

March 28, 2012
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AusArt Fellowship for Fine Arts The American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia Inc., in conjunction with the American Australian Association, is offering a US$30,000 scholarship for an Australian MA or Graduate student of the Fine Arts or Curatorial Studies wishing to further their studies in the United States. Eligibility Study Level: Research/study...
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News and Writing about Art and Art History | March 23rd

March 23, 2012
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Leonardo da Vinci, Ginevra de' Benci [obverse], Italian, 1452 - 1519, c. 1474/1478, oil on panel, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund

News and Writing about Art and Art History Katrina Grant Architect Corbett Lyon and his family get the go ahead from the City of Boroondara to develop a small public museum in Cotham Road, Kew. The Guardian looks at Damien Hirst, the world’s richest artist on the eve of his Tate retrospective. The Artintheblood blog raises...
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Call for Papers | Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference 2013

March 22, 2012
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Call for Papers Society of Architectural Historians 66th Annual Conference Buffalo, NY, April 10-14, 2013 The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for papers for its 66th Annual Conference in Buffalo, NY, April 10-14, 2013. Abstracts of no more than 300 words are due on June 1st. There are themed sessions and...
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Gallery Talk | In Conversation: Dr Isobel Crombie and Daniel Browning ‘Fred Kruger’

March 21, 2012
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Fred Kruger, 'Wreck of the ship George Roper, Point Lonsdale (1883)' , albumen silver photograph 18.4 x 27.2 cm (image) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Gift of Mrs Beryl M. Curl, 1979

In Conversation: Dr Isobel Crombie and Daniel Browning on ‘Fred Kruger’ To celebrate the launch of the publication Fred Kruger, join us as Dr Isobel Crombie, Snr Curator, Photography and Daniel Browning, Producer/Presenter, ABC Radio National, discuss the themes and ideas and processes of the artist Fred Kruger. Jasmin Chua, Publications Manager, National Gallery...
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Event | Open Day at Wombat Park in Daylesford

March 20, 2012
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Wombat Park Daylesford Open Day A rare opportunity to view one of Australia’s most impressive and historic private gardens. Experience the vivid autumn colour, historic plantings, National Trust Register listed trees and the sweeping scale of the Sangster and Taylor designed Wombat Park. All proceeds from the opening will support the restoration of the historic...
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Opportunity | Art Gallery of NSW internships 2012

March 20, 2012
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Art Gallery of New South Wales Internships 2012 The Art Gallery of NSW has announced internship opportunities for Semester 1, 2012. Applications for these internships are due by 30 March 2012. A second round of internships will be offered in Semester 2 and in summer 2012/13, pending available projects. Guidelines Internships are generally available only to...
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Funding | James Ackerman Award in the History of Architecture

March 19, 2012
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James Ackerman Award in the History of Architecture The aim of the James Ackerman Award for the history of architecture is the annual publication of an original study in the field of architectural history. Manuscripts realized by two authors are also eligible for consideration, with the condition that neither author have yet published a...
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