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Job | Director Duldig Studio – museum + sculpture garden

The Organisation The Duldig Studio is a public house museum and artists’ studio located in East Malvern, Melbourne. Its collection is based around the sculptures, paintings and decorative arts of the notable sculptor Karl Duldig and his artist and inventor wife Slawa Horowitz-Duldig and the story of their lives. Our vision is to be recognised as a pre-eminent Australian artists’ house museum that inspires, informs and engages through art and the story of the Duldig family’s creative journey. The Museum is transitioning from a family collection into a public institution and is seeking a Director with strong entrepreneurial skills to lead and develop the organisation through a phase of expanded, independent sustainability. The Position This is a Director role for an outstanding leader who is both culturally attuned and business savvy. The Director is responsible for the leadership and management…

Job | Lecturer in Islamic Art | University of Sydney

Deadline 7th March 2018 Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, School of Literature, Art & Media, Department of Art History Contribute to the well-respected teaching programs in Art History Benefit from working in a collegial team environment in a major growth area for the Department and Faculty Continuing, full-time position; remuneration package: $120K to $143K which includes salary, leaving loading and up to 17% super About the opportunity The Department of Art History at the University of Sydney invites applications for a full-time, continuing position in the arts, architecture and/or material culture of the Islamic world. Area and period of specialisation are open, but candidates whose work complements existing departmental strengths in the early modern world (ca. 1400-1900) and who demonstrate engagement with global, transcultural, and transregional currents in the discipline are especially welcome. The department is particularly interested in…

Job | Director | Art Gallery of Ballarat

The Art Gallery of Ballarat (AGB) is Australia’s oldest and largest regional gallery and is home to one of the most significant collections of Australian indigenous, post-colonial, and contemporary works of art in the country. The AGB also has, and is increasingly building, a reputation for curating its own exhibitions as well as hosting national exhibitions attracting significant local and intrastate and interstate visitors. The opportunity to be the next Director of the AGB presents at a very exciting time where the City of Ballarat is pursuing an arts and cultural agenda which aims to position Ballarat as the leading cultural destination for regional Australia with the AGB as the cornerstone. This position offers an exciting prospect for an incoming Director to lead the AGB with a fresh perspective and extensive business acumen to drive future growth and development of…

Editor Call Out: un Magazine 2017

un Projects is currently seeking expressions of interest for an Editor of un Magazine issues 11.1 and 11.2, to be published in 2017. The Editor position is a unique and exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the development and production of one of Australia’s most respected contemporary arts publications. This role will be supported by the Magazine Advisory Committee, and un Projects Board and General Manager. Total remuneration is a $3,500 fee per issue. Download a detailed Position Description here. Submissions close Monday August 15th 2016, 5pm.

Job | Sessional Lecturer needed for Modern Art: The Politics of the New at Melbourne University

The Art History program at The University of Melbourne is seeking a sessional lecturer to teach AHIS10002 Modern Art: The Politics of the New in second semester 2016. The opportunity arises as a result of a staff member being on leave for the semester. The appointee will be expected to have a PhD in a relevant area and will be required to deliver two lectures per week and co-ordinate a group of tutorial staff and take at least one tutorial. Payment will be at the sessional lecturer rates in the University of Melbourne Enterprise Agreement. Please email an expression of interest to Associate Professor Kate MacNeill cmmacn@unimelb.edu.au with a CV that outlines your teaching experience in the areas referred to in the subject description below. Initial inquiries can be directed to Dr Anthony White a.white@unimelb.edu.au Closing date – 6 May…

News | McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery seeks new Director

Another Victorian gallery director position is vacated – this time Robert Lindsay of McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery has announced his intention to finish up in the middle of this year. From McClelland Lyn Williams, the Chair of McClelland Board of Trustees, today announced that Robert Lindsay the present Director of McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery will not be seeking re-appointment at the end of his contract, which expires 1 July 2015. Robert Lindsay has been Director of McClelland since 2006. He joined McClelland in 2002 as Deputy Director and Senior Curator and in the following year initiated the McClelland Sculpture Survey and Award exhibition, which has emerged as the most important and prestigious sculpture Biennale in Australia. Working with supporters and donors such as the Balnaves Foundation and the Elisabeth Murdoch Sculpture Fund, the McClelland Sculpture Survey has made a significant contribution to sculpture…

Job | Editor Art Monthly Australia

Art Monthly Australia is seeking an outstanding Editor to shape the future of its magazine in its third decade of publication. The Editor will be responsible for budgeting, managing, producing, commissioning and publishing monthly content and exploring potential online digital platforms for national and international audiences. The full-time Editor will work with the Art Monthly team (Managing Editor and Publication Coordinator) based at the ANU campus in the School of Art and reports to the Chair (or Deputy Chair) of the Art Monthly Australia Board. For more information and selection criteria please contact: Professor David Williams AM, Chair AMA Board E: david.williams@anu.edu.au or Ph: 02 6125 1460 Applications close on Monday September 9, 2013

News and Writing on Art and Art History

Recent News and Writing on Art and Art History | June 18th Katrina Grant The Monash University Museum of Art has launched a new website providing more space for images and documentation of exhibitions. The new website also includes the museum’s collection online – you can now search and browse through details of 1800 works by Australian artists in the Monash University Collection, established in 1961. And, you can browse and purchase MUMA’s catalogues via the website – providing an insight into art practice and exhibition history since the 1970s. Why most museum websites are terrible (at achieving mission). Versailles now available online in 3D. More than six months after Hetti Perkins quit her job as senior curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art there is still no replacement. A void that highlights the distinct lack of indigenous people at the…

Recent News and Writing about Art and Art History | May 25th 2012

Recent News and Writing about Art and Art History News Protests and debate in Broome over whether the economic interests of constructing a liquefied natural gas plant outweigh the need to preserve the environment and ancient rock art. While on the other side of Australia academics from Griffith University have called for drastic action to preserve the state’s rock art sites from the threats of vandalism and mining. Advice for practice-based researchers obtaining and managing their funding within universities from RMIT’s ‘Research Whisperer’ blog. Can you help the Los Angeles Museum of Art identify this recently acquired 18th work? Both artist and subject are a mystery. Queensland Art Gallery board chairman John Hay resigns and the gallery has still not appointed replacement for Tony Ellwood. The recent earthquake in Italy has destroyed a number of significant buildings and monuments in…

Job | Lecturer in Art History 1450 to 1800

Lecturer in Art History 1450 to 1800 Art History and Visual Studies, University of Manchester Closing date : 20/06/2012 Reference : HUM-01188 Salary : £32,801 to £45,486 Employment type : Permanent Applications are invited for a lectureship in Art History in the period 1450 to 1800. A specialism in any area of European art, or in the inter-relationships between European and non-European art, eg. Latin American, Indian, or East Asian art, will be considered. The ability to teach widely about artists and art movements central to the art historical understanding of this period would be an asset. You should have a PhD, research and publications of high quality, and be committed to teaching at all levels. The post is available from 1 September 2012. For full details download the further particulars (pdf) Univ of Manchester_Lecturer in Art History 1450-1800 Informal enquiries…

News and Writing on Art and Art History | May 11th

Recent News and Writing on Art and Art History | May 11th  Major galleries and museum get a funding boost in the latest federal budget, while the Melbourne Museum announces job losses and changes to its exhibitions program to cover funding shortfall. Apart from shocking human toll, Syria’s artistic and archaeological heritage is also suffering from air strikes and looting. Researchers use science to shed new light on Albrecht Dürer ahead of  an exhibition. Young historians accused of ‘damaging academia‘ in a bid for stardom. Dutch Churches are closing down and their sacred art is finding new homes in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. David Packwood has launched an online connoisseurship project on the painter Nicolas Poussin. He states that the “Poussin Connoisseurship Project positions itself within that new paradigm of digital connoisseurship; it aims to bring the traditional catalogue…

JOB: Lecturer in Art History – University of Manchester, UK

Lecturer in Art History – University of Manchester, UK The University of Manchester, UK, are seeking to appoint a specialist in European or non-European art in the period from 1700 to the present. Art History and Visual Studies (AHVS) at Manchester maintains close ties with the Whitworth Art Gallery, which this appointment is expected to enhance. It is one of only very few university galleries to have collections designated as nationally important. Landscape art of the eighteenth to twentieth centuries is one area of strength. Recent acquisitions and exhibitions have had a strong contemporary and global thrust. Already a drawcard for AHVS students, the gallery is about to undergo a £12 million refurbishment, with a major expansion of teaching facilities. It is expected that the appointee will discover ways of engaging with the Whitworth and its rich collections. In addition…

JOB: Pilkington Chair in History of Art – University of Manchester, UK

Pilkington Chair in History of Art – University of Manchester, UK The University of Manchester are looking to appoint a leading art historian to this prestigious Chair. A beacon for History of Art at Manchester for nearly fifty years, in the recent past the Pilkington Chair has been held by distinguished art historians at the forefront of the discipline. The University hopes that the next Pilkington Chair will be similarly influential in shaping the future direction of art history. The person appointed may have expertise in any area of art history. They must have an outstanding research and publication record and will be expected to make a distinctive contribution to Art History & Visual Studies’ innovative teaching and thriving research culture, as well as provide intellectual leadership for the subject area and more broadly. The post is available from 1…