Archive for October, 2012

Art and Art History News | October 27th

October 27, 2012
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News and Links | October 27th   The Getty Research Institute has bought the ‘less controversial’ material from the archive of the Knoedler & Company art gallery in New York, which closed abruptly last year after charges that it was selling fakes. Thomas Gaehtgens, the director of the GRI, says “This archive can give us the basis...
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Opportunities | Calls for Papers, Jobs, Funding | October 26th

October 26, 2012
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Opportunities | October 26th Jobs Lecturer in Digital Cultures, University of Sydney – deadline 13th January 2013. Rosalind Franklin Fellowships, University of Groningen – Faculty of Arts, Fellowship 2012-2014 – Tenure track for promising female academic staff – deadline December 1st 2012. PhD Research Fellow at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven – Belgium), Department...
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NGV Australia celebrates 10 years at Federation Square

October 25, 2012
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David Rosetzky  Self-defence (Sarah), 2005 (detail) national Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005  © David Rosetzky

Free Public Programs all weekend at NGV Australian  25 – 28 October To commemorate Federation Square’s 10th birthday the NGV is inviting everyone celebrate 10 years of artistic creativity at NGV Australia with talks by Australian artists and NGV curators. Enjoy documentaries, guided tours of the NGV Collection and NGV Kids Artcart activities. For full...
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Lecture | The passions of the soul – Emotion in the paintings of Nicholas Poussin , Lisa Beaven

October 24, 2012
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Poussin, Massacre of the Innocents

The passions of the soul – Emotion in the paintings of Nicholas Poussin Lisa Beaven The restoration of the NGV’s Crossing of the Red Sea provides us with a timely opportunity to re-evaluate its creator, Nicolas Poussin. He is one of the most studied, but also one of the most misunderstood, of seventeenth-century artists....
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Symposium | The Meaning of Materials in Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

October 24, 2012
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Items from Sidney Nolan Wahroonga studio Artists' Materials Archive, Conservation Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales Gift of Jinx Nolan 2006 Photograph: © AGNSW

The Meaning of Materials in Modern and Contemporary Art  The 2012 AICCM Paintings Group + 20th Century in Paint Symposium will explore questions around artists’ intentions towards the materials they use, including the social significance of material choices. Speakers represent major collecting and research institutions and private conservators from Australia, Holland, New Zealand, the...
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Performance and Conversation | Kaldor Public Art Projects

October 23, 2012
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Allora & Calzadilla, Stop, Repair, Prepare: variations on 'Ode to joy', 2008, The Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Julia Stoschek Foundation, Düsseldorf, photo: Yi-Chun WU/Museum of Modern Art

Kaldor Public Art Projects at the State Library of Victoria Kaldor Public Art Projects will present its 26th art project, featuring the work of internationally renowned artist duo Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, in the Cowen Gallery at the State Library of Victoria from the 16th November until the 6th December 2012. The artists...
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Opportunities | Calls for Papers, Funding and Jobs | October 19th

October 19, 2012
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Calls for Papers, Funding and Jobs | October 19th Jobs Director of the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) – deadline 11th November 2012 Conservator – Paintings & Objects, Australian War Memorial, Canberra – deadline 31st October 2012 Conservation Assistant, Australian War Memorial, Canberra – deadline 25th October 2012 Research Fellowship in the Arts...
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Richard Haese | Rediscovering the Australian Landscape 1940 – 1980: Nolan, Drysdale and Williams

October 17, 2012
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Russell Drysdale, Tree Form, 1945. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004

Rediscovering the Australian Landscape 1940 – 1980: Nolan, Drysdale and Williams Dr Richard Haese – Honorary Associate, Faculty of Humanities, La Trobe University Beginning in the 1940s Sidney Nolan and Russell Drysdale began the rediscovery of the Australian landscape from a modernist perspective, beginning a journey that would take them to the very centre...
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Exhibition | Cloudy Sensoria, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

October 15, 2012
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Jason Parmington & Cara-Ann Simpson  Bundoora Homestead sonic mirror #1 2012  digital image  Collection of the artists

Cloudy Sensoria October 19 2012 – December 2 2012 From light phenomena to sound, qualities of smell and the dispersal of air in space, Cloudy Sensoria explores the intangible forms of sensation. The exhibition acts as a site specific interpretation of the time shifting experiences at Bundoora Homestead. Originally the home of an aristocratic...
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Opportunities October 12th 2012 | Calls for Papers, Funding and Jobs

October 12, 2012
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Opportunities October 12th Jobs Collection Curator/ Registrar - Shepparton Art Museum – deadline October 15th University Southern California Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholars in the Humanities (includes art history) – deadline November 15th, 2012 Junior Research Fellowships 2013, University of Oxford -Christ Church, Merton College, And St John’s College Oxford (includes art history) – deadline 30th November...
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