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Call for Papers | ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) | David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

March 26, 2014
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‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ - The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV 10-13 December 2014, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Call for Papers The Sydney Intellectual History Network and ‘Putting Periodisation to Use’ Research Group at the University of Sydney invite you to the Fifteenth David Nichol Smith...
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Lecture | Dr Barbara Gaehtgens on Rembrandt’s Abduction of Ganymede | Sydney Intellectual History Network

February 13, 2014
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Rembrandt van Rijn, The abduction of Ganymede, 1635, Gemaldegalerie, Dresden

Looking Closely: Interpreting Rembrandt’s Abduction of Ganymede Dr Barbara Gaehtgens An ‘Undoing the Ancient’ FASS Collaborative Research Group Event Special Lecture by Dr Barbara Gaehtgens The abduction of Ganymede 1635 – an early work by Rembrandt van Rijn – has puzzled many generations of Rembrandt scholars. The painting illustrates the classical Greek myth of...
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Seminar | Visual Manipulation and Auto/Biography | Sydney Intellectual History Network

February 13, 2014
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Madame, Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Duchess of Orléans, in Hunting Dress by Louis-Ferdinand Elle, 1673 Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin

Visual Manipulation and Auto/Biography The first seminar for 2014 in Auto/Biography and History series sponsored by the Global Sensibilities Group within the Sydney Intellectual History Network at the University of Sydney. Barbara Gaehtgens | 1643 or How to Represent the Queen’s New Power? Mark De Vitis | Madame as the Marquise: The Politics of...
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Symposium | Art Gallery of NSW – Revolutionary ideas Perspectives on the building of an American nation

October 30, 2013
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Image: Unknown artist Portrait of a black sailor (Paul Cuffe?) 1800 (detail), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Cecile Bartman via AGSNW website.

Symposium: Revolutionary ideas Perspectives on the building of an American nation This symposium considers the role of the visual arts and other forms of cultural expression in building an idea of nationhood in America from its foundation as a colony through the beginning of the 20th century. It addresses the aims of portraiture, the...
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Lecture | Hero and Villain: Lafayette’s Legacies by Laura Auricchio

October 30, 2013
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Hero and Villain: Lafayette’s Legacies by Laura Auricchio Laura Auricchio, Associate Professor of Art History and Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at The New School in New York. Co-presented by Sydney University and the Sydney Intellectual History Network (SIHN@Sydney) Americans have long hailed the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) as an extraordinarily admirable figure...
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Symposium | Minimal, Conceptual, Pop: A symposium on American Art 1960–80

August 5, 2013
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The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is joining with the Art Gallery of New South Wales to mount an international symposium on the Gallery’s American art collections of the 60s and 70s. This period of radical experiment gave rise to many practices and aesthetics underpinning contemporary art. Enriched by the John...
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19th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Sydney June 2013

May 29, 2013
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19th International Symposium on Electronic Art Sydney Australia, 7 – 16 June 2013 The 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art — presented by the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and supported by Destination NSW to align with Vivid Sydney — will showcase the best media artworks and future-focused ideas from Australia and around...
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Symposium | Bacon’s Bodies

January 24, 2013
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Three figures and a portrait 1975 oil and pastel on canvas, 198.1 × 147.3 cm; 217.5 × 166.8 × 9.8 cm (frame), Tate London, purchased 1977

Francis Bacon symposium: Bacon’s bodies Perspectives on the continuing significance of the art of Francis Bacon to coincide with the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ current exhibition Francis Bacon: five decades. This symposium considers the body as subject, the physicality of painting and the continuing significance of Francis Bacon’s body of work. Speakers...
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Exhibition Review | J.W. Power: Abstraction – Création Paris 1934. Reviewed by Sheridan Palmer

December 7, 2012
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 J.W. Power: Abstraction – Création Paris 1934 Reviewed by Sheridan Palmer J.W. Power: Abstraction – Création Paris 1934, Sydney University Art Gallery, open now until January 26th, 2013. On the fiftieth anniversary of the J. W. Power bequest to the University of Sydney, an exhibition and catalogue produced by the University Art Gallery and Power Institute...
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Symposium | The Legacies of Bernard Smith, Sydney, November 2012

September 27, 2012
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The Legacies of Bernard Smith, Sydney, November 2012 Bernard Smith could rightly be called the founder of Australian art history, and his presence and influence in Australian cultural life was immense from the publication of Place, Taste and Tradition in 1945 until his death in September 2011. To explore and celebrate his work and its legacy,...
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