Posts Tagged ‘ The University of Melbourne ’

Conversation | Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green and Dr Rebecca Coates

March 25, 2014
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In conversation with 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates Asialink Arts invites you to a conversation between 2013 Istanbul Biennale curator Fulya Erdemci, Dr Charles Green & Dr Rebecca Coates. 2015 has been designated a special year for cultural exchange between Australia and Turkey. Asialink Arts is...
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EVCS | Felicity Harley-McGowan ‘Being Blunt: The art history ‘revolution’ in 1940s London′

October 14, 2013
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  Felicity Harley-McGowan ‘Being Blunt’: The art history ‘revolution’ in 1940s London In 1940, London was home to a thriving network of scholarly activity in the discipline of art history. Three books published in that year have been seen within their own fields of research to epitomise the radical transformation of the discipline in...
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Lecture | An Intriguing Gregorian Manuscript – John Martyn

October 8, 2013
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2013 Margaret Manion Lecture by Associate Professor John Martyn This free public lecture will focus on an extraordinary illuminated manuscript – made up of forty one letters by Pope Gregory the Great – which is one of a significant group of Latin manuscripts held in the collection of the Ian Potter Museum of Art...
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Lecture | Sugar to Porcelain: The story of the famous Meissen Monkey Band by Patricia Begg

September 25, 2013
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Sugar to Porcelain | The story of the famous Meissen Monkey Band (Die Affenkapelle) An illustrated lecture by Patricia Begg OAM Patricia Begg is an internationally renowned scholar and collector of porcelain and glass who has studied many of the large collections in England, Europe and North America first hand. She has curated a number...
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EVCS | Anne McComish ‘Myths and Reality: Mosaics from the Vatican Studio, 1900-32′

September 10, 2013
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EVCS | Anne McComish ‘Myths and Reality: Mosaics from the Vatican Studio, 1900-32′

Anne McComish Myths and Reality: Mosaics from the Vatican Studio, 1900-32 The Vatican Mosaic Studio has been producing mosaic artworks of the highest quality since 1727. Some of its finest works take pride of place in the decorative-arts collections of the world’s major galleries, while others are regularly offered for sale by the world’s...
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Lecture | C. W. Marshal – Books, Dreams and Stories: How Sandman Comics Help Us Understand Ovid

July 29, 2013
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Books, Dreams and Stories: How Sandman Comics Help Us Understand Ovid C. W. Marshal, Professor of Greek, University of British Columbia This illustrated talk examines the structure of Ovid’s epic poem Metamorphoses (c. 8 CE) and Neil Gaiman’s comic series The Sandman (1989-96 CE). The comparison illuminates both works and demonstrates the reading strategies used by classicists and...
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Symposium | Iconoclasm | University of Melbourne, September 6th

July 23, 2013
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ICONOCLASM – A Symposium Symposium to be chaired by Dr Gerard Vaughan, Gerry Higgins Professorial Fellow Conveners: Dr F Harley-McGowan, Gerry Higgins Lecturer in Medieval Art History  Dr Justin Clemens, Senior Lecturer, English School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne The history of images is inseparable from the history of the hostility towards...
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Art History Seminars at Melbourne University | Semester 2

July 12, 2013
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The program for art history seminars at the University of Melbourne for semester 2  is below. All seminars are held in The Linkway, John Medley Building, 4th floor (running between the East and West Towers), between 1-2 pm. All welcome. August 7              Anthony White | University of Melbourne Folk Machine: Fortunato Depero’s Cloth...
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Melbourne Winter Masterclasses by Melbourne Uni and NGV | Making Sense of Monet

July 2, 2013
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Making Sense of Monet The University of Melbourne in partnership with the NGV International The Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne is delighted to present masterclasses in Art History, Philosophy, Classics, Screen Studies, Creative Writing, History and Archaeology, with some our most celebrated teachers and public intellectuals. Making Sense of Monet (July...
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Lecture | Art and Intimacy in 15th Century Italy, Professor Adrian Randolph

June 3, 2013
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Art and Intimacy in 15th Century Italy Professor Adrian Randolph, Leon E. Williams Professor of Art History at Dartmouth College The word ‘intimacy’ is attractive partly because it summons up a set of interrelated and evocative meanings that speak directly to certain types of objects we tend to call art. Intimacy suggests proximity and...
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