Posts Tagged ‘ NGV Lectures ’

NGV Lecture | Nefertiti – The Real Story Speaker Marc Gabolde, Egyptologist

August 6, 2013
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EGYPT, el-Amarna Head of Queen Nefertiti 1353 BC-1337 BC limestone 34.3 x 21.0 x 20.5 cm, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Presented by N. de Garis Davies, 1907 616-D2

Nefertiti – The Real Story Marc Gabolde, Egyptologist In anticipation of the NGV’s Ancient World gallery opening in October, this lecture will look at one of the most famous queens in ancient Egypt – Nefertiti. Marc Gabolde is one of the world’s leading scholars on Nefertiti and in recent years has been excavating in...
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Short Course | The Age of Impressionism – France & Australia | Monet’s Garden

August 2, 2013
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John Russell, Peonies and head of a woman, c. 1887, oil on canvas, NGV, Melbourne The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor

Presented by art and cultural historians this series of lectures will delve into the social and cultural world of the Impressionist era in Paris and will address how the Australian artists connected with their international contemporaries. In conjunction with Australian Impressionists in France exhibition.   Sat 3 Aug, 2pm From the Gare Saint Lazare...
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Lecture | Richard Wilson at 300 with Paul Spencer-Longhurst

August 1, 2013
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MENGS, Anton Raphael (1728 - 1779), Portrait of Richard Wilson c. 1752  National Museum of Wales

Richard Wilson at 300 Dr Paul Spencer-Longhurst The artist Richard Wilson RA was born 300 years ago on 1 August 1713 or 1714. He grew up to become not only the leading British landscapist of his generation but one of the great artistic pioneers of the Eighteenth Century. Fourteen years older than his more...
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NGV Short Course | Visions of Paradise – The art and history of garden design

May 16, 2013
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Temple of Ancient Virtue, Stowe

In conjunction with the  exhibition ‘Monet’s Garden’ the National Gallery of Victoria is running a short course on history of garden and landscape design. A series of nine lectures presented by art historians and academics in landscape architecture will explores the art and history of garden design from the Italian Renaissance to today. You...
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Lecture | Matthew Martin ‘Music at the exiled Stuart Court in Rome’

May 15, 2013
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Antonio David, The Baptism of Prince Charles Edward Stuart in Rome, 1725

Music at the exiled Stuart Court Dr Matthew Martin, Assistant Curator, International Decorative Arts and Antiquities The courts of exiled Stuart monarchs James II and James III were distinguished by their rich musical lives and both kings made music an important part of court ceremonial. James II’s court was of great significance in the...
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Lecture | Paul Hills ‘Varieties of Venetian Colour: Titian and Veronese’

April 12, 2013
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Titian, Assumption of the Virgin, 1515-18, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice.

Varieties of Venetian Colour: Titian and Veronese Professor Paul Hills, The Courtauld Institute of Art Venetian painters of the Renaissance are celebrated above all others for their colour and for their handling of the medium of oil paint. This lecture explores how Titian embodied this aesthetic both in his religious images and in his...
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Lecture | Unlocking the Story Behind Kimberley Rock Art: New Perspectives – Archaeology, chronology and rock art in the north west Kimberley – Dr June Ross

March 6, 2013
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Dr June Ross gives us the next chapter in the story begun by Grahame Walsh when he recognised the significance of the ancient rock art in the Kimberley. The Change & Continuity project aims to establish a chronology and social context for the production of rock art in the region. The project has involved 23...
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Lecture | ‘Living Up To One’s Teapot: Decorative Arts and Design in the Art Museum Today’ Christopher Menz

February 15, 2013
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Worcester Royal Porcelain co., Worcester (manufacturer) Aesthetic teapot 1882 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne The Dr Robert Wilson Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Robert Wilson, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2002

Collecting and displaying decorative arts and design is a core function of many leading art museums around the world. Christopher Menz looks at how and why these collections have evolved, how they can be interpreted to new audiences, and what their place is in the art museum of the 21st century.
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Lecture | Hugh Belsey ‘Gainsborough in Melbourne’

November 7, 2012
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Thomas Gainsborough, An officer of the 4th Regiment of Foot  (c. 1776-1780), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Felton Bequest, 1922

Gainsborough in Melbourne Hugh Belsey Thomas Gainsborough was the only eighteenth-century British artist to give equal weight to the painting of portraits and landscapes and both are represented in Melbourne. The NGV has the most comprehensive collection of the artist’s work in Australia. Recent research has questioned some of the traditional identities given to...
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Lecture and Floortalk | ‘The Neo-Impressionists’

November 7, 2012
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Maximilien LUCE French 1858–1941 The port of Saint-Tropez 1893 (Le Port de Saint-Tropez) oil on canvas 73.7 x 91.4 cm  Private collection

The Neo-Impressionists Lecture by Marina Ferreti Bocquillon and floortalk by Anthea Callen Lecture | Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to hear insights by the international guest curator of the exhibition Radiance: The Neo-Impressionists, Marina Ferretti Bocquillon Director scientifique, Musée des impressionisms, Giverny. This lecture is presented in association with Friends of the Gallery Library. Marina Ferretti...
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