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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Call for Papers | EMAJ 8

March 4, 2014
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The editors of EMAJ (e-melbourne art journal) are now calling for articles to be submitted for EMAJ 8 to be published in November 2014. EMAJ welcomes monographic articles about specific artists or art collectives as well as thematic or theoretical analyses of art history from any historical period. Established and emerging researchers working within...
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Art History and Art Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | 28th February 2014

February 28, 2014
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Jobs Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Italian Studies – University of Leeds – deadline 6th March 2014 Assistant Curator Collections and Exhibitions, Newcastle Art Gallery – deadline 14th March 2014 Associate Professor in Visual Arts – Art History and Theory, Charles Darwin University – deadline 20th March 2014 Curator, Grafton Regional Gallery – deadline 10th...
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Call for Applications | Graduate Seminar in British Print Culture in a Transnational Context, 1700-2014

February 27, 2014
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British Print Culture in a Transnational Context, 1700-2014 Graduate Summer Seminar, 21 – 25 July 2014, The Paul Mellon Centre for British Art, 16 Bedford Square, London In July 2014, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art will offer a week-long graduate student seminar focusing on British print culture. This is open...
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Call for Papers | 33rd Conference of the Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies

February 27, 2014
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33rd Annual Conference SE-17 – Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth Century Studies October 16-18, 2014 University of Western Ontario, London, Canada Conference Organizer Jean Leclerc, University of Western Ontario jlecler@uwo.ca Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts in French or English (300 words maximum) for presentations relating to the session themes listed...
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Lecture | Lars Bang Larsen – Art and Psychedelia

February 26, 2014
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Boiler Room Series Art and Psychedelia | Lars Bang Larsen Independent curator Lars Bang Larsen will present his research in art and psychedelia from both academic and exhibition making perspectives. He will discuss the connection between art and psychedelic imagery, concepts and practices in relation to his recent curatorial projects B/W Sensorium, as part of...
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Opportunities | Jobs , Funding, Calls for Papers | 21st February 2014

February 21, 2014
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Jobs Assistant Director, Humanities at the British School in Rome – deadline 7th March 2014 The Scott Opler Fellowship in Architectural History for the period 2014 – 2016, University of Oxford -Worcester College – deadline 18th March 2014 Senior Lecturer in Art History, Manchester Metropolitan University -Art Department – deadline 28th February 2014 Lectureship...
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Talk | What is the Piranesi effect? | Ian Potter Museum of Art

February 20, 2014
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Andrew Hazewinkel 2 figures [after Caillois] 2013 (detail) plaster, agate, steel 170 x 30 x 30 cm (each figure) Private collection, Sydney © Courtesy the artist

What is the Piranesi effect? Jenny Long with Michael Graf and Andrew Hazewinkel Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was one of the most extraordinary printmakers of the 18th century. He was also an architect, antiquarian and firebrand. Curator of The Piranesi Effect Jenny Long will discuss with contemporary artists Michael Graf and Andrew Hazewinkel what...
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Save the Date | AAANZ 2014 Conference | December 5-8

February 19, 2014
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AAANZ Conference | 5-8 December 2014 | Tasmania The AAANZ 2014 Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Tasmania (Tasmanian College of the Arts (TCotA, Launceston & Hobart) and the School of Architecture and Design) in partnership with the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston. The conference will focus on the intersections...
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Fellowship | Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship at the Australian War Memorial

February 19, 2014
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Spiros Zournazis as a young man, image via the Australian War Memorial

The Spiros Zournazis Memorial Fellowship has been initiated to support research into the Australian War Memorial’s extensive art collection by early career scholars. The Fellowship is open to honours or postgraduate students undertaking a thesis as part of their degree, or those who have completed a PhD since January 2012. Fellows are free to...
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The 24hr Drawing Project | BLINDSIDE Gallery

February 18, 2014
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Hannah Bertram | The 24 hour Drawing Project Saturday 1st March 10am – 8pm: Hannah Bertram and Jenny Hector create a new Drawing Project at BLINDSIDE   The 24 Hour Drawing Project is an event in which artists start and finish a work of art in a continuous 24 hour period. Hannah Bertram has co-curated and participated in nine...
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Artist Talk | BLINDSIDE Gallery | Spencer Lai and Jake Swinson

February 18, 2014
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Spencer Lai and Jake Swinson | Do you want me to come downstairs, with rollers in my hair? Come and hear artist Spencer Lai and curator Jake Swinson talk about their collaboration. Both are interested in the language of narrative and semiotics, fragmentation of identity and the process of commercial imaging within the psyche of...
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Talk | Art and Music in London’s Jazz Age with Professor Tim Barringer

February 17, 2014
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Untitled frontispiece depicting Harlequins with instruments, in a snow covered landscape,  from Facade by Edith Sitwell with a frontispiece by G. Severini - via General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

Art and Music in London’s Jazz Age Professor Tim Barringer, Yale University The Chelsea flat of the aristocratic Sitwell brothers, Osbert and Sacheverell, was the unlikely birthplace of a masterpiece of English modernism, Façade (first performed 1922). Abstract, rhythmic poems by the Sitwells’ sister Edith were matched by witty paraphrases and parodies of jazz,...
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Opportunities | Jobs, Funding, Calls for Papers | February 14th 2014

February 14, 2014
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Jobs Senior Curator, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu - deadline 2nd March 2014 Funding State Library of Victoria Creative Fellowships – deadline 21st March 2014 (information session February 17th at the State Library) BIAA Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships 2014/15, British Institute at Ankara (need connection with UK university) – deadline 1st May 2014 Visiting...
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Lecture | Professor Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Director, The Getty Research Institute | Sydney University

February 13, 2014
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Professor Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Director, The Getty Research Institute The Power Institute and Sydney Ideas are proud to present a lecture by internationally respected art scholar and historian, and Director of the Getty Research Institute, Professor Thomas W. Gaehtgens. In his presentation, Professor Gaehtgens will share insights from his seven years at the helm...
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Lecture | Dr Barbara Gaehtgens on Rembrandt’s Abduction of Ganymede | Sydney Intellectual History Network

February 13, 2014
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Rembrandt van Rijn, The abduction of Ganymede, 1635, Gemaldegalerie, Dresden

Looking Closely: Interpreting Rembrandt’s Abduction of Ganymede Dr Barbara Gaehtgens An ‘Undoing the Ancient’ FASS Collaborative Research Group Event Special Lecture by Dr Barbara Gaehtgens The abduction of Ganymede 1635 – an early work by Rembrandt van Rijn – has puzzled many generations of Rembrandt scholars. The painting illustrates the classical Greek myth of...
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Seminar | Visual Manipulation and Auto/Biography | Sydney Intellectual History Network

February 13, 2014
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Madame, Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Duchess of Orléans, in Hunting Dress by Louis-Ferdinand Elle, 1673 Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

Visual Manipulation and Auto/Biography The first seminar for 2014 in Auto/Biography and History series sponsored by the Global Sensibilities Group within the Sydney Intellectual History Network at the University of Sydney. Barbara Gaehtgens | 1643 or How to Represent the Queen’s New Power? Mark De Vitis | Madame as the Marquise: The Politics of...
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