• Robert Rooney’s What price victory?: art in focus

    8 Feb 2001 to 1 Apr 2001
    Curator: Bala Starr

    The painting What price victory? by senior Australian artist, Robert Rooney, is a major work in the artist’s oeuvre that comments on the realities of war.

    This exhibition is a study of Rooney’s painting and an examination of sources and historical references to World War II.

     

     

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SUNDAY 19 APRIL Cinema Nova in partnership with the Potter’s exhibition Weird melancholy: The Australian gothic, presents a series of Australian Gothic Cinema. Peter Weir’s 1975 Australian classic, Picnic at Hanging Rock will be brought back to the big screen, followed by a panel discussing the film. Panel consists of screenwriter Cliff Green; actress Helen Morse who starred in the film; author Dr Brian McFarlane and academic/journalist Dr Mark Nicholls. Hosted by Carol van Opstal.


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The University of Melbourne

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