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Postgraduate Symposium – Gerhard Richter: Questions for Painters – Griffith University

10 AM – 7 PM MONDAY 16 OCTOBER 2017   $65pp   Register here   Interested postgraduate students, early-career researchers and academics from universities throughout Australasia are invited to attend and contribute to a dynamic dialogue on art practice as framed through Richter’s example.   This postgraduate symposium focuses on practice-based research, and provides an opportunity to meet and hear from distinguished artists working at the nexus of practical and theoretical approaches to contemporary painting. Speakers will use their own research and practice-based methodologies as case studies in shaping this discussion.   The symposium is organised around two central themes […]

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Call for Papers | Association for Art History Conference | London April 2018

2018 Annual Conference Courtauld Institute of Art & King’s College London 5 – 7 April 2018, London About The 2018 AAH Annual Conference for art history and visual culture will be co-hosted by the Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London. Academic sessions that papers will respond to the idea of ‘looking outwards’. This international 3 day event will look at art history in the broadest sense, and will incorporate a diverse range of speakers and perspectives. Call for Papers The 2018 Annual Conference for art history and visual culture will be co-hosted by the Courtauld Institute of Art […]

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Art and Its Directions – AAANZ Conference Bursaries

GENERAL INFORMATION | KEYNOTE SPEAKERS | SPECIAL EVENT | CALL FOR SESSIONS CALL FOR PAPERS | REGISTRATION & ACCOMODATION | POSTGRADUATE DAY | POSTGRADUATE BURSARIES | CONFERENCE PROGRAM The Art Association of Australia New Zealand is happy to announce that it will award five bursaries to currently enrolled postgraduate students studying art history, art, or curatorship to deliver a paper at the Perth Annual Conference in December 2017. Each award will be a cash grant of $500 to be used towards travel expenses to attend the conference and give a paper. In order to be eligible for consideration applicants must be members of the […]

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Statement on the closure of the Castlemaine Art Museum

A letter from Professor Charles Green and Dr Lyndell Green, endorsed by AAANZ President Anthony White:   We are writing to express our deep and grave concern at the closure of the Castlemaine Art Museum and the sacking of its staff, due to the long-running crisis in the Museum’s finances.   The Board of the Gallery has emailed all its members announcing the Gallery’s closure (into a state akin to hibernation or mothballing, as opposed to being wound up) and, it seems, the sacking of the staff due to the Gallery’s inability to continue professional operations within its tiny income. The Board […]

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PhD Scholarship at RMIT | Art based social enterprises and marginalised young people’s transitions

The project is examining how art-based social enterprise organisations manage education, training and work transitions, and develop the health and well-being of marginalised young people. In particular, the project is exploring the specific education and employment outcomes achieved for young people situated in these alternative learning settings. Social enterprises are a rapidly expanding sector of the Australian economy with 20,000 programs currently operating. Using a longitudinal, critical case methodology the project will provide sector stakeholders with a strong evidence base to develop long-term strategy for innovative policy and engagement practice. The role: PhD Candidate 2018 – 2020 The PhD candidate […]

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PhD Scholarship | Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Chinese Art | University of Sydney

Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Chinese Art Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art has been established to support the study of contemporary Chinese art in its global contexts. The Scholarship provides a stipend allowance for a PhD scholarship to be undertaken through the Department of Art History at the University of Sydney under the supervision of Dr Stephen Whiteman. Eligibility In order to be considered students must: Have an unconditional offer of admission for a full-time PhD in the Department of Art History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University, and […]

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AAANZ Conference 2017 ‘Art and Its Directions’ – Special Event

SPECIAL VIEWING OF THE KERRY STOKES COLLECTION Thursday 7 December 5.30 – 7.30pm Guests arrive 5.30pm Welcome drinks followed by collection viewing from 6.00pm The Kerry Stokes Collection is one of Australia’s largest, most diverse and prestigious private collections. It comprises Australian paintings from the colonial period through to contemporary Australian and Indigenous works. The collection also includes works by major international artists such as Jean Dubuffet, Henry Matisse, Claude Monet and René Magritte. Its diversity is reflected in a lively and eclectic mix of acquisitions comprising of maps, rare books, manuscripts, documents, illuminated manuscripts including incunabula and early printed books, […]

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Call for Papers – FRAN (Feminist Renewal Art Network) Symposium: Feminism, Art and Activism 40 years – Art Gallery of South Australia

Call for papers FRANFEST (Feminist Renewal Art Network) Symposium: Feminism, Art and Activism 40 years 16-17 September 2017 Art Gallery of South Australia     Contemporary feminist practices: 16 September Gender and the Museum: 17 September FRANFest to be held in South Australia, is a month-long, multi-venue event highlighting the work of women (and gender-diverse and non-binary) artists from 25 August-24 September 2017.  The aim of the festival is to survey the history and contemporary practice of art that is aligned with feminist concerns and, where relevant, to acknowledge Adelaide-based developments. FRANFest commemorates an event 40 years ago, The Women’s Show […]

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Diana Dethlof lecture: ‘Re-visiting Peter Lely’ – Melbourne University July 12 2017

Diana Dethlof, ‘ Revisiting Peter Lely’ a Dutch Painter in seventeenth-century London History of Art, University College, London The Dutch-born artist Peter Lely was an important figure in seventeenth-century British portrait painting. His position as Principal Painter at the court of Charles II, and his portraits of royal mistresses and privileged courtiers have, for many, come to define the Restoration period, as well as earning Lely the reputation of being nothing more than a fashionable face painter. This lecture aims to present a more balanced assessment of an artist who enjoyed a working life of almost forty years, only half […]

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