Category: Exhibitions

New Exhibition: Fine impressions – printmaking and artists’ books in Melbourne 1999-2010

Fine impressions: printmaking and artists’ books in Melbourne 1999-2010 This exhibition, which opens on Friday 26th August at the State LIbrary of Victoria, showcases beautiful limited-edition books by 20 Melbourne artists and printmakers. In the digital era the future of the printed book seems uncertain, yet the handmade artist’s book is a flourishing artform. Each of these works is unique in its use of design, typography, paper and binding, both drawing upon and extending the history and tradition of the book. The artists featured include Angela Cavalieri, Daniel Moynihan, Bruno Leti, Inge King, Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison.

Wendy Stavrianos in Conversation about ‘Fragments of Memories’

Wendy Stavrianos in Conversation LUMA curator Alana O’Brien talks to Wendy Stavrianos about the personal, environmental and literary influences informing her giant sculptural drawings produced in the 1970s. Following the discussion visitors are invited to enjoy afternoon tea with Wendy and LUMA staff. Date: 2-3pm Friday, 12th August. Venue: LUMA Latrobe University Museum of Art Enquiries: 03 9479 2111 or www.latrobe.edu.au/LUMA About the Exhibition FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES In recent times there has been growing use of craft ‘technologies’, frequently those traditionally considered female’s craft, in the service of artists. Wendy Stavrianos should be considered among the pioneers of such art in the Australian context. In the 1970s Stavrianos was living in Darwin, which she experienced both pre- and post-Cyclone Tracy. In this exotic and sensual environment Stavrianos recorded her experiences of the landscape, feminine energy, and the personal in detailed…

Three New Exhibitions at MUMA

Three New Exhibitions at MUMA The Monash University Museum of Art has three new exhibitions opening this Thursday, 4th August: Juan Davila – The Devil had a Daughter – Collected Collaborations. Also see details of public programs for each exhibition. All events free entry. Bookings essential: muma@monash.edu or 03 9905 4217. For further details and additional public programs see www.monash.edu.au/muma/events. Opening function With opening remarks at 4.00pm by Shane Carmody, Director, Collections and Access, State Library of Victoria. Date: Saturday 13 August 2011 3-5pm. Venue: Monash Museum of Art, located on the ground floor of Building F at Monash University, Caulfield Campus Exhibition 1 Juan DavilaThe Moral Meaning of Wilderness Exhibition Dates: 4 August – 1st October The Moral Meaning of Wilderness features recent work by Juan Davila, one of Australia’s most distinguished artists. The exhibition sees Davila turn to the genres of landscape…