Tag Archive for Exhibition Opening

Exhibition | Reinventing the Wheel: the Readymade Century at MUMA

Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle wheel 1913 reconstructed 1964 painted wooden stool and bicycle wheel National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 1973

Arguably the most influential artistic development of the twentieth century, the readymade was set in motion one hundred years ago when Marcel Duchamp mounted an upturned bicycle wheel on a stool. Duchamp’s conversion of unadorned, everyday objects into fine art completely inverted how artistic practice was considered. Suddenly, art was capable of being everywhere and in everything. It was a revolutionary moment in modern art and the ripples from this epochal shift still resonate today. Reinventing the Wheel: the Readymade Century pays tribute to Duchamp’s innovation, including two key examples…

Exhibitions at MUMA Feb-April 2013 | Richard Bell, Daniel Crooks, Larissa Kosloff

Richard Bell, An uppity school girl 2008. Image via MUMA

Richard Bell is a member of the Kamilaroi, Kooma, Jiman and Gurang Gurang communities; he was born in 1953 in Charleville, Queensland, and lives and works in Brisbane. Lessons on Etiquette and Manners is the artist’s first in-depth presentation in Melbourne.

Working with humour and agit-prop activism, Bell’s writings, paintings and videos instruct his audience on the assumptions and false histories surrounding race politics in Australia.

Exhibitions | New exhibitions at MUMA Liquid Archive and Pretty Air and Useful Things

Liquid Archive

MUMA exhibitions July to September 2012 Liquid Archive | Pretty Air and Useful Things Exhibition Dates: 19 July - 22 September 2020 Opening Function: 3.00 - 5.00pm, Saturday 21 July 2020 Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield Campus Opening remarks at 4.00pm by Nikos Papastergiadis, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne Pre-opening: A welcome and blessing of Joyce Campbell’s project Te Taniwha will take place at 2.30pm See the website for more detail http://www.monash.edu.au/muma/exhibitions/ About the exhibitions Liquid Archive Curator: Geraldine Barlow Artists: Laurence Aberhart | Bashir Baraki |…

Exhibition | Monash Faculty Gallery ‘The Barwon Interviews’

Monash Faculty Gallery ‘The Barwon Interviews’ Natasha Carrington An upcoming exhibition The Barwon Interviews by Natasha Carrington at the Faculty Gallery will take visitors to prison, where twelve anonymous men describe their experiences of incarceration. In this experience, first recorded on site at Barwon prison, twelve prisoners present a complex narrative of individual agency, emotional tension and subversion towards the correctional system. Carrington states: “I wanted to understand how they adapt, manage relationships and respond to the punitive mechanisms of the institution. The hard edge of cells, locks and razor wire,…

Exhibition | ‘Southbank’ at Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Andrew MERRY, Edgewood # 24 2006, from the series Edgewood: aerial photography of new suburbia, pigment print, 38 x 56cm, Copyright Andrew Merry.

Horsham Regional Gallery Exhibiton | ‘Southbank’ The Horsham Regional Art Gallery invites you to the opening of our new exhibition Southbank. Southbank investigates the ever bourgeoning Australian suburb and its forms of domestic architecture through documentary photography and photo based practices that question, illustrate and celebrate the life of our suburbs. Participating artists: Rebecca Dagnall, Tim Handfield, Andrew Merry, Simone Slee, Nick Stephenson Opening: Join HRAG as they celebrate this new exhibition and welcome participating artist Simone Slee home to Horsham on Friday 20th April, 6pm Venue: Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Jubilee Hall 21…

Exhibitions | MUMA exhibitions April - July 2012: Narelle Jubelin, Meijers + Walsh and Dissonant Visions

Narelle Jubelin, BOX 1999 Rose Seidler House, Turramurra, NSW, architect Harry Seidler, 1951 cotton thread on cotton mesh petit point rendition, photo by Anna McMahon

Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA Exhibitions 24 April – 7 July 2020 Opening function: Saturday 28 April, 3.00-5.00pm Narelle Jubelin: Vision in Motion Art comes face to face with architecture in this major project by Sydney artist Narelle Jubelin. Vision in Motion animates an Australian history of modernism, presenting a survey of Jubelin’s intricately sewn petit point needlework of the past three decades alongside newly commissioned works inspired by architecture and the built environment. Guest curators: Ann Stephen and Luke Parker Meijers + Walsh | The Collector 7: The…

Exhibition | Jill Orr ‘Space, Place and Recurring History’, Monash University Faculty Gallery

Jill Orr, Between Somewhere and Nowhere-Mirror, 2011. Photographer, Christina Simons for Jill Orr. Copyright the artist. Inkjet print on crane silver rag. 105 x 145cm. Courtesy of the artist and Jenny Port Gallery.

Jill Orr ‘Space, Place and Recurring History’ Monash University Faculty Gallery Space, Place and Recurring History is an analysis, through art practice, of relationships to place that overlap, intermingle, collaborate and question. Vision, imagination and possibility sit side by side the challenges faced in the psycho-social environment, that goes hand in hand with the Earth’s  ecology of which we are an integral part. The works created for this research address some blockages  that impede social and environmental change and propose an imaginative, interactive space through which a productive chaos of…

Exhibition | Museums in the Incident

Benet Spencer, Untitled City, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 140 x 220 cm, courtesy of the artist

Museums in the Incident Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield, 15 February - 22 March 2021 Local and international artists have chosen works from the Monash University collection and paired it with a work of their own, creating a whole new artistic experience. Eleanor Crook, Ysabelle Dauguet, Sam Martin, Michelle Neal, Jeffrey Charles Henry Peacock and Wyndham Lewis, Benet Spencer, Kristina Tsoulis-Reay, Michael Vale, Rosie Weiss, Anna White. Alongside work they have curated from the Monash University Collection: Rick Amor, Mike Brown, Domenico De Clario, John Heartfield, Maria Kozic, Stieg Persson, Yikartu …

Monash Museum of Art Exhibitions open Feb 2012: Hany Armanious, Adrian Paci and Contemporary Portraiture

Hany Armanious Azdeena Persius 2010 (detail) Australian Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale 2011; photo: Mara Comin, courtesy of the Australia Council for the Arts

Three new exhibitions opening at Monash University Museum of Art | MUMA in Melbourne on 1st February 2012 Exhibition Dates: 1 February to 7th April Opening Function: Saturday 4 February 2012, 3.00 - 5.00pm, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield Campus. Hany Armanious: The Golden Thread Hany Armanious: The Golden Thread is the Australian premiere of works shown at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011, presented alongside a suite of new works and an artist’s book developed for MUMA. The first major exhibition of Hany Armanious’ work in Melbourne, The Golden Thread builds upon a burgeoning critical reception…

Exhibition: Victorian College of the Arts Masters Exhibition

Sarah Berners, Master of Fine Art, gallery installation of 'Object Appendage', 2010.

Victorian College of the Arts Masters Exhibition 2011 Works by Masters students from the VCA School of Art, University of Melbourne, will be exhibited at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery and throughout the School of Art Studios from 6 to 11 December. The Masters Exhibition features the work of 33 graduating students from the Master of Fine Art and the Master of Visual Art courses. Gallery goers can explore a variety of solo projects starting in the Margaret Lawrence Gallery and continue throughout the School of Art studios and installation spaces.…

Exhibition: Look Closer - Daniel King

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Look Closer - Daniel King Opening Night: Tuesday 4th October 6-8pm with speech by Dr Tony Birch – writer, historian and curator, Melbourne and ‘Welcome to Country’ by Caroline Briggs – Boonerwrung Elder. What ideas and attitudes are held by various people towards those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent? In response to this Melbourne-based Indigenous film-maker and artist Daniel King has produced a series of black and white photographs that invite us to ‘look closer’ at what assumptions might underpin some of our ideas. In doing this he provides an opportunity…

Exhibition - Parole Viaggiante: Angela Cavalieri’s Travelling Words


Opening and Public Programs Parole Viaggiante: Angela Cavalieri’s Travelling Words 14 September - 28 October Opening of “Parole Viaggianti: Angela Cavalieri’s Travelling Words” To be opened by professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History at the Australian National University. Date: Monday 19th September 2011, 6-8pm. Venue: LUMA Latrobe University Museum of Art Public Programs Angela Cavalieri in Conversation Date: Friday 7th October 2011, 2-3pm. Venue: LUMA Latrobe University Museum of Art Maroondah Art Gallery Curator Wendy Garden will talk to Angela Cavalieri about the literary,…

Snapshot: Contemporary Photography from the La Trobe University Art Collection Opening 27 April

SNAPSHOT Contemporary Photography from the La Trobe University Art Collection An exhibition to be opened by Naomi Cass - Director, Centre of Contemporary Photography Tuesday 27 April 2010, 6-8 pm LUMA| La Trobe University Museum of Art RSVP Friday 23 April on 9479 2111 Dr Alana O’Brien, LUMA Curator Phone:   03 9479 2111    Fax: 03 9479 5588