Archive for June, 2012

News and Writing on Art and Art History | June 29

June 30, 2012
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | June 29 Can bad people make good art? Charles McGrath in the New York Times ponders the question. Newly launched image database of  the photographic archive of Machiel Kiel’s photos by  Ottoman-Islamic architectural monuments in the Southeast-European countries, mostly made between 1960 and 1990. A New York Times article on Polish royal palaces with...
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Public Lectures | Taylor and Sangster Lectures on two German Gardens

June 27, 2012
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Andrew Lowth on the Berlin Botanic Garden and David Marshall on the Garden Realm of Woerlitz The Garden Realm of Woerlitz is a group of ‘palaces’ and gardens in Anhalt Saxony whose origins lie in the Enlightenment of the late eighteenth century. This massive and fascinating cultural environment features extensive waterways, follies (including an erupting Vesuvius)...
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Review | Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond. Reviewed by Adam Bushby

June 22, 2012
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Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond Reviewed by Adam Bushby Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond, State Library of Victoria, Keith Murdoch Gallery, until 1 July 2012. Illustrated manuscripts from Persia, Ottoman Turkey and Mughal India are rare treats in Melbourne. Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond presents a modest but...
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News | La Trobe University Cuts Art History Program

June 21, 2012
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La Trobe University Cuts Art History Program Katrina Grant It is a sad day for the discipline of art history in Australia with the news that art history is to be cut from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University along with gender, sexuality and diversity studies, Indonesian, linguistics and religion and...
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Call for Papers | 39th Annual Association of Art Historians Conference, Reading 2013

June 21, 2012
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39th Annual AAH Conference  University of Reading, 11 - 13 April 2013 AAH2013 will represent the interests of an expansive art-historical community by covering all branches of its discipline/s and the range of its visual cultures. Academic sessions will reflect a broad chronological range, as well as a wide geographical one. We will address topics of methodological, historiographical, and interdisciplinary interest...
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Review | In Search of the Picturesque: The Architectural Ruin in Art Reviewed by David R. Marshall

June 20, 2012
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Claude Lorrain, River Landscape with the View of the Tiburtine Temple at Tivoli, c. 1635. National Gallery fo Victoria.

In Search of the Picturesque: The Architectural Ruin in Art Reviewed by David R. Marshall In Search of the Picturesque: The Architectural Ruin in Art at Geelong Art Gallery (closing this Sunday 24th June). I have finally caught up with the exhibition In Search of the Picturesque: The Architectural Ruin in Art at Geelong Art...
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Symposium | Shedding New Light on Illuminated Manuscripts: Recent Developments in Manuscript Studies by Australian Scholars

June 19, 2012
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Shedding New Light on Illuminated Manuscripts: Recent Developments in Manuscript Studies by Australian Scholars Members of the ARC Linkage Project: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Australia: researching and relating Australiaʼs manuscript holdings to new technologies and new readers are holding a one-day symposium. This symposium offers the opportunity for the wider community to hear...
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Public Talk | Beyond Love & Devotion: Exhibiting and Engaging with the Past

June 18, 2012
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Beyond Love & Devotion: Exhibiting & Engaging with the Past How effective are exhibitions in presenting the culturally unfamiliar? Shane Carmody, Director of Development at the State Library of Victoria will consider the Love & Devotion: From Persia & Beyond exhibition as it draws to a close highlighting how & why the Library created...
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News and Writing on Art and Art History

June 18, 2012
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A piece by artist Robyn Stacey, entitled Ice, is one of the features of the UQ Art Museum's Return to Sender exhibition.

Recent News and Writing on Art and Art History | June 18th Katrina Grant The Monash University Museum of Art has launched a new website providing more space for images and documentation of exhibitions. The new website also includes the museum’s collection online – you can now search and browse through details of 1800 works...
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Event | Melbourne Open House 2012

June 15, 2012
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Melbourne Open House 2012 Melbourne Open House has announced the list of buildings for their 2012 event. The Open House weekend will take place on the 28th and 29th of July. This year there are exactly 100 buildings on the list, they are grouped according to situation in the North, South, East and West...
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