Archive for August, 2012

Phd Scholarship | Griffith University PhD Scholarship in Architectural History

August 31, 2012
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Griffith University PhD Scholarship in Architectural History About the scholarship Griffith University’s architecture discipline welcomes applicants for a PhD scholarship in architectural history. The PhD project will complement research on the ARC-funded Future Fellowship recently awarded to A/Prof Andrew Leach (2012-16), which will investigate the status of architectural ideas in the contemporary city (focussed...
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Film, Feminism and Fun at West Space!

August 31, 2012
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Inez de Vega, 2010, Hit me if I Smile, video still.

Film, Feminism and Fun at West Space!  September 5 – 15, West Space, Melbourne A Dinner Party: Setting the table – feminist art forum, events and art exhibition A Dinner Party: setting the table, is a collaborative project curated by Caroline Phillips and Victoria Duckett. It is a cross- media forum and series of...
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Prize | ARIAH Prize for Online Publishing

August 23, 2012
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ARIAH looks for new initiatives to promote art historical research throughout the world, and invites nominations and self-nominations for the ARIAH Prize for Online Publishing. This award, which carries a $1,000 prize, seeks to encourage and promote high scholarly standards in online publishing in all fields of art history. The prize will be awarded...
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Lectures | CCP 2012 Lecture Series

August 23, 2012
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Join CCP for the 2012 Lecture Series, surrounded by the exhibition CCP Declares: On the Nature of Things, curated by Kyla McFarlane. Entry by gold coin donation. Hear from internationally renowned artists Richard Billingham (UK) and Anne Noble (NZ); Kim Simon, Curator of Gallery TPW, Toronto and Sandra Barnard (NSW), one of Australia’s formost fine art hand-printers. Thursday...
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Lecture | Landscape, Ancient Monuments and Memory in Early Modern Britain – Alexandra Walsham

August 21, 2012
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Landscape, Ancient Monuments and Memory in Early Modern Britain  Professor Alexandra Walsham, Greg Dening Lecture In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the landscape of the British Isles was littered with mysterious remnants of the prehistoric past: stone circles, chambered tombs, and standing stones. This lecture explores the evolution of early modern ideas about the...
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UPDATED Lecture | The Gift of Tears: Gender and Emotion in the Art of Rembrandt and his Contemporaries Stephanie S. Dickey

August 21, 2012
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Rembrandt, Suicide of Lucretia, oil on canvas, 1666, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

NB See details below for changed date and venue The Gift of Tears: Gender and Emotion in the Art of Rembrandt and his Contemporaries Stephanie S. Dickey, Bader Chair in Northern Baroque Art Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada Literary responses to paintings and prints by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) and other artists of the...
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | 18th August

August 18, 2012
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | 18th August Katrina Grant News A fascinating overview of the Czartoryski Raphael on the Three Pipe Problem, this painting is one of the famous looted paintings of World War II and remains lost: possibly destroyed, possibly in a bank vault somewhere. The provenance is mysterious and it...
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Philosophy Short Course | Perspectives on Napoleon

August 17, 2012
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Jean-Baptiste ISABEY (after) Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, in the gardens of Malmaison 1804 coloured engraving 67.0 x 46.4 cm Napoleonmuseum Thurgau, Schloss und Park Arenenberg, Salenstein Acquisition 1975

Philosophy Course: Perspectives on Napoleon NGV International September 9, 16, 23 & 30 When asked in the 1970s if he thought the French Revolution had succeeded or failed, Mao Tse Tung famously answered ‘It’s too soon to tell’. The complexities of the compact knot of history from 1793 to 1812 are involved enough to allow of...
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Pop Up Lecture Cycle | John C. Welchman on Mike Kelley: 1945-2012

August 16, 2012
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Mike Kelley, Day is done, Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2005

John C. Welchman on Mike Kelley: 1954-2012 Wednesday 22 August  2012 at MUMA, NGV and Ian Potter Museum of Art A pop-up lecture cycle on the life and work of celebrated Los Angeles contemporary artist Mike Kelley delivered by co-director of the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts and Kelley scholar, Professor John C. Welchman,...
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Forum and Exhibition Viewing | The Four Horsemen: Apocalypse, Death and Disaster at the NGV

August 15, 2012
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Jan Saenredam after Hendrick Goltzius 'Death surprising a young man', 1592 engraving 22.0 x 17.4 Special Collections, Baillieu Library, The University of Melbourne Gift of Dr J. Orde Poynton 1959 (1959.3801.000.000)

The Four Horsemen: Apocalypse, Death and Disaster  at the NGV The NGV will hold a forum with two distinguished speakers discuss key themes of the exhibition with particular reference to Dürer’s Apocalypse, the end of time and the representation of death. Presented in association with ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions,...
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