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Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome are all great civilisations of the ancient world: each one imbued with particular linguistic, social, religious and political systems. On one level these different societies are characterised by distinctive cul…(more)
American photographer Richard Avedon (1923–2004) produced portrait photographs that defined the twentieth century. Richard Avedon People explores his iconic portrait making practice, which was distinctive for its honesty, candour a…(more)
In a 1935 lecture presented at the National Gallery of Victoria to coincide with the recently opened Loan Exhibition of Contemporary British Art, Norman Macgeorge declared “I would like to be a modernist myself”. A long-time …(more)
The Ian Potter Museum of Art houses and manages the University of Melbourne Art Collection. Comprising over 16,000 objects this collection documents Australian artistic practice since the early nineteenth century and also includes holdings of Eur…(more)
To coincide with the Richard Avedon People exhibition, the Potter will host a free screening of the widely acclaimed documentary Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light.
The film will be screened at 2pm each day from Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March 2015.
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm