Archive for November, 2012

Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | November 30th 2012

November 30, 2012
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Jobs Postdoctoral Research Associate in History, Political Theory and Internet Research at University of Cambridge – Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities – deadline 7th December 2012 Chair of Art History Department at The American University of Rome -Department of Art History, Rome – no deadline specified. Andrew W Mellon Foundation/Research...
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Exhibition Opening | just sing what you feel at NGV Australia

November 29, 2012
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Free special event – everyone’s invited! just sing what you feel is an exciting new installation by Melbourne artist Jon Campbell, encouraging people of all ages to contribute to, and play with, contemporary art and music. Drawing inspiration from suburban life, everyday language, and rock ‘n’ roll, Jon Campbell takes motifs from Australian culture and...
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Floor Talks for Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists

November 28, 2012
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Fig. 4. Georges Seurat (French 1859–91), Study for The Bec du Hoc, Grandcamp 1885 (Étude pour Le Bec du Hoc. Grandcamp). Oil on wood panel, 15.6 x 24.5 cm. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased from proceeds of The Great Impressionists exhibition 1984 (84.1933).

The NGV is holding a series of 30 minute lunchtime floor talks on the art of the Neo-Impressionists and the cultural life of the period as part of its programs for the exhibition Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists. Program Thursday 6th December, 12.30pm: Music in the Age of Neo-Impressionism Speaker John Weretka, musicologist and art historian...
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Exhibition Review | Sydney Long: The Spirit of the Land. Reviewed by Caroline Jordan.

November 27, 2012
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Sydney Long: The Spirit of the Land Reviewed by Caroline Jordan Only at the National Gallery of Australia, 17 August—11 November, 2012, with a catalogue by Anne Gray and Roger Butler. Exhibition is closed but the website and image galleries are still available on the NGA website here. Sydney Long is one of the painters...
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Floor Talk | Witchcraft and the Scapegoating of Disaster – Charles Zika

November 26, 2012
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Albrecht Durer, The Four Witches, 1497. National Gallery of Victoria, Felton Bequest.

Floor Talk: Witchcraft and the Scapegoating of Disaster Professor Charles Zika will speak on the images of witches and witchcraft in the NGV exhibition The Four Horsemen: Apocalypse, Death and Disaster. The exhibition presents images of death and disaster in prints, illuminated manuscripts, illustrated books and paintings from the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centuries....
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Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | November 22nd, 2012

November 23, 2012
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Jobs Curator, Special Collection, University Library at The University of Melbourne – deadline 6 December 2012. Sydney Biennale Nick Waterlow OAM Curatorial Fellow - deadline 7th December 2012. Assistant of Assoc. Professor of Contemporary and Modern Art, University of Toronto Scarborough – deadline December 11 2012. Terra Fellowships and Professorships in American Art at...
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Exhibition Review | Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists. Reviewed by David R. Marshall

November 20, 2012
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Georges Seurat, 'The Seine at Courbevoie', 1885 (La Seine à Courbevoie).  Oil on canvas, 81.4 x 65.2 cm. Private collection, Paris

Radiance. The Neo-Impressionists Reviewed by David R. Marshall Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists. National Gallery of Victoria, 16 November 2012 – 17 March 2013 Impressionism was killed by theory, the theory that gave the Neo-impressionists their identity. Neo-Impressionist theory picked up on Impressionism’s naturalism and acute observation of outdoor light effects (coloured shadows and so forth)...
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Exhibition | Revealed: Highlights from the FM Courtis Collection at LUMA

November 19, 2012
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Arthur Boyd, The Grampians,1950, oil on canvas, 85cm x 121cm, FM Courtis Collection, La Trobe University

Revealed: Highlights from the FM Courtis Collection 5 November 2012 – 8 February 2013 A selection of works from the FM Courtis Collection will travel from La Trobe University Bendigo Campus to be exhibited at LUMA | La Trobe University Museum of Art, on the Melbourne campus. The exhibition celebrates the scope of the...
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EMAJ: online art history journal Issue 6

November 16, 2012
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The editors are pleased to announce the publication of EMAJ: online journal of art Issue 6, 2011-2012. The journal also has a new website at http://emajartjournal.com EMAJ publishes emerging and established scholars from around Australian and internationally. The journal is fully refereed and open access. You can read the abstracts below and visit the website here...
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Lecture | John Swindells – Film in Service of the Sacred

November 16, 2012
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Barbara Blackman Temenos Foundation 16th Annual Lecture Tour Film in service of the sacred John Swindells John Swindells is an acclaimed writer, producer and director of documentary films and new media projects. This lecture explores the potential of film to serve the sacred. Swindells observes that although many filmmakers have tried to represent the...
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