Archive for September, 2012

Opportunities | Calls for Papers, Jobs, Funding | September 28th, 2012

September 28, 2012
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Jobs The newly established Yale-NUS College (www.yale-nus.edu.sg) in Singapore announces the following two faculty positions in art history: one in Asian art, one in the art history of another part of the world. Both positions are open rank, although only one may be senior. Download more info Yale Singapore Art History Jobs (word doc) or visit...
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Napoleon 24hr opening 6-7 October

September 27, 2012
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Spend the night with Napoleon 24hr opening final weekend 6 – 7 October Celebrate the last weekend of Napoleon’s reign over Melbourne as the National Gallery of Victoria stays open all night on Saturday 6 October. The NGV, with support from the City of Melbourne, are offering a night of free live entertainment and...
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Symposium | The Legacies of Bernard Smith, Sydney, November 2012

September 27, 2012
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The Legacies of Bernard Smith, Sydney, November 2012 Bernard Smith could rightly be called the founder of Australian art history, and his presence and influence in Australian cultural life was immense from the publication of Place, Taste and Tradition in 1945 until his death in September 2011. To explore and celebrate his work and its legacy,...
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Call for Papers | Sourcing Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World

September 26, 2012
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Sourcing Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World This international conference will bring together scholars interested in exploring how we “source” emotions of the medieval and early modern period, whether by performing, acting, hearing, finding, or reading within the varied disciplines interested in this period. Abstracts are welcome on such questions as: Where...
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Lecture | Barbara Stafford ‘Mirroring: From the Pool of Narcissus to Social Cognition’

September 26, 2012
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Barbara Maria Stafford Mirroring: From the Pool of Narcissus to Social Cognition Barbara Maria Stafford is an independent writer, curator and speaker. Her work has consistently explored the intersections between the visual arts and the physical and biological sciences from the early modern to the contemporary era. Her current research charts the revolutionary ways...
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Opportunities | Calls for Papers, Jobs and Funding

September 21, 2012
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Opportunities | September 21st, 2012 These links used to go out as part of the News and Writing links posts, but I have decided to do a separate post as the the news and links posts have been getting longer and longer. This will hopefully make them more manageable and allow me to post...
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Exhibition and Discussion | Made to last: the conservation of art

September 20, 2012
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Image detail: Penny Byrne, H5N1 Mutant Strain 2011, porcelain figurine, vintage action man gas mask, epoxy resin, re-touching medium, powder pigments, 31 x 13 x 9.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney.

Made to last: the conservation of art Ever wondered how to conserve your works of art? What’s involved with keeping your precious paintings free from wear and tear? How do you restore works after damage by flood or fire? Conservators from the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne will be...
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Lecture | Sandy Nairne ‘Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners’

September 19, 2012
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Shade and Darkness - the Evening of the Deluge exhibited 1843 by Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners In 1994 two paintings by J.M.W Turner were stolen from a public gallery in Frankfurt while on loan from the Tate in London. Sandy Nairne will speak on the complex story of the theft including the return of the pictures in 2002. Sandy Nairne is the Director...
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Exhibition and Workshop Faculty Gallery, Monash University

September 18, 2012
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Nobuhiro Shimura, Dress. Installation view, Faculty Gallery, Monash University 2012. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition | Nobhuro Shimura | Dress Experimenta ‘Speak to Me’ 5th International Biennial of Media Art Japanese artist Nobuhiro Shimura is presented at Faculty Gallery, Monash University as a part of Experimenta Speak to Me. Shimura’s playful projections draw upon everyday materials and objects, such as paperclips, matches, buttons and sneakers.  His work Dress is a shimmering projection...
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Napoleon Colloquium at NGV International

September 17, 2012
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Jacques Louis-David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps.

Napoleon Colloquium Saturday 22nd September An afternoon forum exploring the art, artists and their world in the time of Napoleon with three lectures on portraiture, Jacques-Louis David – painter of the French Revolution and decorative arts at the Napoleonic court. Speakers:  Dr Frank Heckes, Honorary Research Associate, La Trobe University | Jacques-Louis David: Painter of the...
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