• Photo: Viki Petherbridge

    E. Phillips Fox, Lamplight, c. 1911, oil on canvas, 188.5 x 229.5 cm. The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of Mrs E. Phillips Fox 1939

  • The University of Melbourne Art Collection

    23 Jan 2010 to 19 Sep 2010
    Curators: Joanna Bosse and Bala Starr

    Artists include: George Bell, Peter Booth, Rupert Bunny, William Dobell, Brent Harris, E Phillips Fox, Hugh Ramsay, Gareth Sansom, Constance Stokes, Arthur Streeton and Fred Williams.

    This exhibition continues the Ian Potter Museum of Art’s quest to explore new approaches to the long-term display of the University of Melbourne Art Collection. Rather than a selection based on theme, collection, or historical period, this exhibition includes key artworks that have been selected as the most impressive and valuable.

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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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