Conversation | Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green and Dr Rebecca Coates

March 25, 2014
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In conversation with 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates Asialink Arts invites you to a conversation between 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates. 2015 has been designated a special year for cultural exchange between Australia and Turkey. Asialink Arts is...
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Reminder | Seats still available for the Dean’s Lecture tomorrow (Wed) on The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum – Duncan Robinson

March 25, 2014
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The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum Dean’s Lecture | Duncan Robinson The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest made to the University of Cambridge by a wealthy alumnus, Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam. In this lecture, Duncan Robinson traces its development, reflected in its architecture, from...
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Panel Discussion | New Media – New China | National Gallery of Victoria

March 24, 2014
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Wang Gongxin born China 1960 The dinner table 2006 video installation, sound, 5:00 min Collection of the artist © Wang Gongxin

New Media – New China Wang Gongxin: Video Artist As part of the NGV’s exhibition Wang Gongxin: Video Artist (11 April – 28th September 2014) the NGV is hosting a panel discussion that will explore the phenomenon of new media in contemporary China which has captivated audiences since the 1990s. Speakers: Wang Gongxin, artist; Dr...
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News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History | March 21st 2014

March 21, 2014
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Is that a cockatoo I see? Andrea Mantegna,1496, Tempera on canvas, Louvre Museum, Paris

News, Writing and Reviews on Art and Art History Katrina Grant Ron Radford, director of the National Gallery of Australia, has announced his plans to retire. He will step down from the role in September. He has been director since 2005. More here. An article in The Guardian about the work of Heather Dalton...
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Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | March 20th 2014

March 21, 2014
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Jobs Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Positions in Early Modern/Medieval European History – deadline end of June. Postdoctoral Fellowship  (or more senior appointment) in Medieval Art or Architectural History, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University – no specified deadline applications to be reviewed until position is filled. Festival Curator at the Art...
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Lecture | Tinka Pittoors ‘The Dysideological Principle’ RMIT Design Hub

March 20, 2014
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Tinka Pittoors in situ installation - Fort Art - 3D-Drawing, 2012. Wood, plastic, paint, lights dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot. Photograph: Tinka Pittoors

The Dysideological Principle Tinka Pittoors About Tinka Pittoors Born 1977 in Brasschaat, Belgium Lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium Tinka Pittoors originally studied painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent, before expanding her practice to explore the possibilities of sculpture integrated with drawing, photography, video and installation. Combining a multitude of materials...
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Seminar Series | ‘At Monash’ seminars at MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture)

March 20, 2014
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MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture) is hosting a series of seminars open to the public that will provide overviews of courses offered at MADA as well as insight into the careers of MADA students and graduates. The seminars will provide a range of informative and free discussions around art, design and architecture. During...
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Lecture | Donald Bates ‘Architecture, Imagination and Consequences’

March 19, 2014
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As part of the Ian Potter Museum of Art exhibition ‘The Piranesi effect’ leading international architect Donald Bates will discuss the continuing relevance and influence of Piranesi on contemporary architectural practice today ins his lecture ‘Architecture, Imagination and Consequences’. Professor Donald L Bates FAIA, RIBA is Chair of Architectural Design at the University of...
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Melbourne Portrait Group Seminar Series | Ted Gott on Augustus John

March 18, 2014
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Next week, the Melbourne Portrait Group launches a series of seminars on various aspects of portraiture. The series opens with a paper from Ted Gott, Senior Curator of International Art at the National Gallery of Victoria, and further seminars are scheduled over the coming months. Monday 24 March, 6:30pm Ted Gott, Portraits of Augustus...
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Lecture Series | Views of Ancient Rome at the State Library of Victoria

March 17, 2014
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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta interna del Panteon (View of the interior of the Pantheon), 1760s-70s edition.

Views of Ancient Rome lecture series In association with ASA Cultural Tours, the State Library of Victoria is holding a lecture series that coincides with the exhibition Rome: Piranesi’s vision. The Ruins and Discoveries of Rome 1500-1700  Prof. Frank Sear illuminates the complex development of Roman architecture, examining the ruins that supplied both inspiration...
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Art History and Art Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | 14th March 2014

March 14, 2014
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Jobs Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, College of Fine Arts, UNSW – deadline 30th April Teaching Fellow, Department of History and Art History, The University of Otago (part-time and short fixed-term) – deadline 30th March 2014 Public Programs Manager, Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland – deadline 2nd April 2014 Calls for Papers Art Out Of Time (June 26...
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Forum | Claire Doherty, The New Rules of Public Art

March 14, 2014
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MONA and TCotA present a special Arts Forum in Hobart Claire Doherty, The New Rules of Public Art Wednesday 26 March 2014 “Create space for the unplanned; Don’t make it for a community. Create a community; Demand more than fireworks; Get lost.” An organisation born in Bristol, UK, Situations re-imagines what public art can...
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Artist Talks at BLINDSIDE Gallery | Kieran Stewart and Todd Johnson

March 14, 2014
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Artist talks on the current exhibition at Blindside. Saturday 22 March 2.30pm A HIGHLY INADVISABLE UNDERTAKING | KIERAN STEWART A highly unadvisable undertaking, is a handmade parachute apparatus built by filling in the gaps and constructing through a process of guesswork and sheer intuition. A garage built stand-in that may do the job but...
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Study Day | Relics and Emotions – Centre for the History of Emotions

March 12, 2014
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Statue of St John of God, Spain. Copyright Science Museum, London.

Centre for the History of Emotions | Relics and Emotions Study Day  March 21st 2014, University of Melbourne Relics are the bodily remains of saints, or objects that came into contact with saints during their lives or after their death. Relics may be preserved bodies or bones, either whole, as fragments, or as detachable...
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Lecture | The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum – Duncan Robinson

March 11, 2014
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Photograph © Andrew Dunn, 9 September 2004. Via wikimedia.org.

The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum Dean’s Lecture | Duncan Robinson The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest made to the University of Cambridge by a wealthy alumnus, Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam. In this lecture, Duncan Robinson traces its development, reflected in its architecture, from...
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Funding | Redmond Barry Fellowship 2014

March 11, 2014
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Up to $20,000 shall be awarded to assist with travel, living and research expenses. Fellows will be based at the State Library of Victoria for three to six months. During this period, Fellows will be expected to pursue their own project, present a lecture or short seminar series open to the public, Library and...
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Art History and Art Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | 7th March 2014

March 7, 2014
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Jobs and Fellowships Gordon Darling Graduate Intern at the National Gallery of Australia – deadline 20th March 2014 Head of Curatorial, National Gallery of Victoria – deadline 21st March 2014 Bard Graduate Center Research Fellowship – deadline 15th April 2014 Conservation Fellow, Textiles, National Gallery of Victoria – deadline 17th March 2014 Calls for Papers...
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Internship | Gordon Darling Graduate Intern at the National Gallery of Australia

March 7, 2014
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NGA Level 4 | Position No. 5040 | $61,706 – $67,075 pa The Gordon Darling Graduate Intern will be engaged in the areas of cataloguing,  acquisition documents and assisting with exhibition development and with an emphasis on web-based delivery of information on the Collection. Suitable applicants will have relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent and...
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Solitaire: Artists in Conversation | TarraWarra Museum of Art

March 5, 2014
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Heather B. Swann Lump and sticks 5 2013 metal, paper, resin, binder, pigment and marble dust 44 x 25 x 67 cm Courtesy of the artist and Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne

TarraWarra Museum of Art is hosting a lively conversation with exhibition artist Heather B. Swann, poet Kevin Brophy and curator Anthony Fitzpatrick, as they tease out the themes of the Solitaire exhibition and broader aspects of the depiction of figuration in Australian art. Venue: TarraWarra Museum of Art Date: 4:00pm – 6:00pm, 16 March...
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