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Lecture TONIGHT | When Computers Look at Art – David G. Stork

September 17, 2013
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When Computers Look at Art David G. Stork New computer methods have been used to shed light on a number of recent controversies in the study of art. For example, computer fractal analysis has been used in authentication studies of paintings attributed to Jackson Pollock recently discovered by Alex Matter. Computer wavelet analysis has been...
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Art History Seminar Series at Melbourne University | Semester 1 Program

February 19, 2013
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Art History Seminars at the School of Culture and Communication, Melbourne University Semester 1, 2013 Wednesdays 1-2 pm Venue: ‘The Linkway‘, John Medley Building, 4th Floor All Welcome 6 March | Robert Gunn, George Chaloupka Fellow, Museums & Art Galleries of NT | The Jawoyn rock art project 13 March | Susan Russell | Former Assistant Director, British School...
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Lecture | The science of conserving Gija art: How Indigenous and Western knowledge systems come together

October 10, 2012
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Left: Ngalangangpum School, Nancy Nodea. © Copyright in this artwork and text remains with the Artist and Warmun Art Centre respectively. Right: Distribution of iron in pigment sample as determined with PIXE. Courtesy of Petronella Nel.

 The science of conserving Gija art: How Indigenous and Western knowledge systems come together   The Melbourne Materials Institute (MMI) and the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (CCMC) are pleased to invite you to “The science of conserving Gija art: How Indigenous and Western knowledge systems come together”. In March 2011, floods destroyed the...
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Art History Seminars at Melbourne University

October 1, 2012
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Art History Seminars at Melbourne University Wednesday  October 3rd: Laura Castagnini, Humour in feminist art Wednesday October 10: Felicity Harley-McGowan, Fake or Medieval forgery? An engraved gem in the British Museum the problems of its provenance     Time: Wednesdays 1-2 pm. Venue: Old Physics, G16 (the Jim Potter Room), University of Melbourne, Parkville All welcome. Enquiries...
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Exhibition and Floortalks | A Body of Knowledge – The Anatomy Lesson

September 11, 2012
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John Browne, Myographia nova, 1698, engraved book plate, 37 x 25 cm. Baillieu Library Special Collections, the University of Melbourne

A Body of Knowledge – The Anatomy Lesson Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia September 13, 2012 – January 20, 2013 Two exhibitions across three venues The Anatomy Lesson Artists and anatomists share a long history of imagining the body, using their knowledge of what can be “seen” to...
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Symposium | The Legacies of Bernard Smith

September 3, 2012
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The Legacies of Bernard Smith A Collaborative International Symposium Thursday, 20 – Friday 21,September 2012, The Australian Institute of Art History, University of Melbourne Bernard Smith could be said to have established Australian Art History. His work was seminal for histories of Pacific encounter and he also was author to some of the country’s...
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Lecture | Landscape, Ancient Monuments and Memory in Early Modern Britain – Alexandra Walsham

August 21, 2012
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Landscape, Ancient Monuments and Memory in Early Modern Britain  Professor Alexandra Walsham, Greg Dening Lecture In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the landscape of the British Isles was littered with mysterious remnants of the prehistoric past: stone circles, chambered tombs, and standing stones. This lecture explores the evolution of early modern ideas about the...
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UPDATED Lecture | The Gift of Tears: Gender and Emotion in the Art of Rembrandt and his Contemporaries Stephanie S. Dickey

August 21, 2012
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Rembrandt, Suicide of Lucretia, oil on canvas, 1666, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

NB See details below for changed date and venue The Gift of Tears: Gender and Emotion in the Art of Rembrandt and his Contemporaries Stephanie S. Dickey, Bader Chair in Northern Baroque Art Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada Literary responses to paintings and prints by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) and other artists of the...
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Melbourne University Art History Seminar Series Semester 2 2012

July 25, 2012
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Melbourne University Art History Seminar Series Program for Semester 2, 2012 Time: Wednesdays 1-2 pm. Venue: Old Physics, G16 (the Jim Potter Room), University of Melbourne, Parkville All welcome. Enquiries to Felicity Harley McGowan fharley@unimelb.edu.au July 25 Prof. Barbara Larson University of West Florida, MacGeorge Fellow | Darwin and the Creator’s Divine Breath August 1  Lachlan Turnbull University...
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Seminar | Barbara Larson: Darwinism and the Creator’s Divine Breath: The Evolutionary Landscape of the Spiritual in Symbolism

July 18, 2012
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Melbourne University Art History Seminar Darwinism and the Creator’s Divine Breath: The Evolutionary Landscape of the Spiritual in Symbolism Professor Barbara Larson, University of West Florida & MacGeorge Fellow, University of Melbourne Darwinism, with its reliance on competition and random selection in nature, has been tied to materialism and atheism and was a major point of...
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