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Art and Art History News | April 4th 2014

April 4, 2014
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Fortunato Depero, Skyscrapers and Tunnels

Art and Art History News Katrina Grant A round-up of portrait news (rediscovered Seurat self-portrait, new book by James Hall and an Artemeisia self portrait acquisition) from the  the Melbourne Portrait Group. A good review of the current Futurism show on at the Guggenheim ‘What is most interesting about Futurism is not, then, the element...
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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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Seasons Greetings and Holiday Break

December 23, 2013
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Victor of Crete, Nativity  (1660-1676), oil on wood panel, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1949 Gallery Location 14th - 16th Century Gallery - Painting & Decorative Arts Level 1, NGV International

To all our regular visitors and subscribers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. MAN will be having a short break over Christmas, but will be back in mid-January. Our subscriber base has grown considerably over the past year – we now have almost 1000 email subscribers (you can subscribe by popping your...
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Art and Art History News | September 20th 2013

September 20, 2013
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Poussin’s Hannibal Crossing the Alps on a Elephant via Art History Today

 Art and Art History News Katrina Grant The Atlantic asked its readers to tell them why Humanities PhD programs (in the US) haven’t collapsed (and in some cases are growing) if there is no job market? They elicited an interesting range of responses, I think my favourite is ‘Perhaps there is simply an inverse...
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Art and Art History News | September 13th 2013

September 13, 2013
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Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890),Sunset at Montmajour, 1888. Private Collection. Image via the Van Gogh Museum

A round up of recent news from the world of art Katrina Grant A press release from the Australian Academy of the Humanities has cautioned that ‘the Coalition’s proposal to redirect Australian Research Council funds away from projects it deems to be “wasteful” compromises the fundamental principle of funding research based on the criteria of excellence.’...
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Notice | Ian Potter Cultural Trust seeks missing grantees

July 3, 2013
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Since 1993, over 1200 individual Australian artists have received grants from The Ian Potter Cultural Trust to support their professional and artistic development.  This year marks 20 years since the Trust gave its first grant and they are trying to reconnect with as many past grant recipients as possible. In celebration of the collective...
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | February 8th 2013

February 8, 2013
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The Kongouro from New Holland by George Stubbs. Potential buyers need to find £5.5m to keep it and its companion picture of a dingo in Britain via The Guardian.

News and Writing on Art and Art History Katrina Grant The Art Gallery of New South Wales has chosen not to replace Senior Curator of Asian Art Jackie Menzies after she retires, a decision that has surprised many, considering the gallery’s large collection of Asian Art (there will continue to be two curators of...
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | February 2nd 2013

February 2, 2013
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The church of Santa Maria della Scorziata, lying in ruins via The Art Newspaper

'Don't mock China's Eiffel Tower' | What is the deadweight loss of museums? | Australian businesses should recognise the skills of arts and humanities graduates | 'Pompous paradoxes, plagues of adverbs, endless sentences and strained rebellious poses' | Why a fake Rembrandt can sometimes be a good thing
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News and Writing on Art and Art History | Jan 25 2013

January 25, 2013
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Charles Le Brun's rediscovered "The Sacrifice of Polyxena."

Art and Art History News and Writing | Jan 25 2013 Katrina Grant Ben Eltham in Crikey with good news for people in, or aspiring to, the creative industries. ‘New census data on Australia’s cultural and creative industries allows us to peer inside a dynamic sector for the first time in five years. And...
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Art and Art History News | November 3rd

November 3, 2012
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Portrait of Adolf and Catharina Croeser on Oude Delft, Jan Havicksz. Steen, 1655, from Rijksmuseum, Rijkstudio.

Art and Art History News | November 3rd Katrina Grant The Rijksmuseum is the latest museum to make a massive number (125 000 so far) of high quality, zoomable images of its collection available online without any copyright restrictions. The museum is encouraging people to create galleries of their favourite works, print out the...
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