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Lecture | The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum – Duncan Robinson

March 11, 2014
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The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge: a case study in the evolution of the art museum Dean’s Lecture | Duncan Robinson The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest made to the University of Cambridge by a wealthy alumnus, Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam. In this lecture, Duncan Robinson traces its development, reflected in its architecture, from...
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Lecture | Stephen Orgel ‘Real Places in Imaginary Spaces: Architecture, Theatre and the World of Jonson and Shakespeare’

September 4, 2013
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Real Places in Imaginary Spaces: Architecture, Theatre and the World of Jonson and Shakespeare Stephen Orgel The architect Inigo Jones’s settings for the fantastic masques he designed for the Stuart court often have a specific, recognizable topography, anchoring what Bacon called toys, Shakespeare called vanities, Samuel Daniel called punctilos of dreams, in a very...
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Panel Discussion | Excellence and sustainability: the production and promotion of art through Aboriginal art centre programs

August 20, 2013
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Regina WIlson, 'Sun Mat', 2013, pandanus, sand palm and natural dyes, 105 x 105 (irreg.). © Courtesy the artist and Durrmu Arts, Peppimenarti, Northern Territory. 

Excellence and sustainability: the production and promotion of art through Aboriginal art centre programs Saturday 24 August 2–3.30pm Several of the RAKA finalists are represented by Aboriginal owned and operated art centres in remote communities.  This discussion will explore the relationship between and interdependency of artists, art centres, gallerists and curators. How do these...
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Symposium | Migration and Exchange: Symposium on early Australian Photography, Melbourne 29-30 November

November 8, 2012
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Migration and Exchange: Symposium on early Australian Photography This symposium explores itinerant and sporadic image making in Australia (including those parts of the Pacific that Australia administered and that Australian photographers travelled to) in order to understand the effects of photographic transformation and exchange. It begins with images recruited to lend authority to colonial...
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Symposium | A Body of Knowledge, Melbourne University

September 7, 2012
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A Body of Knowledge Symposium The University of Melbourne Medical Science is much more than a single discipline, it intersects with art, technology philosophy and history. This symposium will consider the medical body from a number of perspectives. The morning sessions explore forensic and scientific innovations as well as considering the social and cultural...
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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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Symposium | Disaster, Death and the Emotions in the Shadow of the Apocalypse

August 7, 2012
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Disaster, Death and the Emotions in the Shadow of the Apocalypse The University of Melbourne, September 1st-2nd, 2012 This symposium will explore the different ways that communities and individuals understood disaster and mass death in the 16th and 17th centuries, and the impact of human emotions in shaping these understandings. Speakers Dagmar Eichberger (Trier), John Gagné (Sydney), Sigrun...
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Lectures | Revealing the Collections of Melbourne University

July 24, 2012
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Revealing the Collections This program of lectures will showcase some of the rich but little known collections of art and visual culture held at the University of Melbourne. In addition to one of the largest art collections in Victoria, the University houses collections in such diverse areas as classics and archaeology, international Indigenous cultural...
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EVCS: Mark Shepheard, ‘Pompeo Batoni and his Roman Sitters: Portraits of the Sforza Cesarini’

April 2, 2012
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Pompeo Batoni, Portrait of Duke Gaetano II Sforza Cesarini. National Gallery of Victoria.

Mark Shepheard ‘Pompeo Batoni and his Roman Sitters: Portraits of the Sforza Cesarini.’   This paper examines Pompeo Batoni’s two portraits of members of the Sforza Cesarini family: the portrait of Duke Gaetano II in Melbourne and that of a woman traditionally identified as Gaetano’s wife, which hangs today in Birmingham. It readdresses the...
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The Art of Praise: Forum and Display on the Medieval Choir Book

November 14, 2011
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The Art of Praise Forum and Display on the Medieval Choir Book The Advent Festival, in conjunction with the State Library of Victoria and The University of Melbourne, will host a forum and display on the Medieval Choir Book, convened by Margaret Manion.  Margaret Manion has published widely on medieval manuscripts and is preparing a...
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