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Sally Smart, Anatomy lesson 1995, cotton, synthetic polymer paint, watercolour, gouache, ink, charcoal, wooden dowel on paper, linen. The Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990's, acquired 1995. On loan to the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne.
Dr Helen MacDonald ia a historian, writer and ARC Future Fellow. Her published works include Human Remains (2005) and Possessing the Dead: The Artful Science of Anatomy (2010). Helen explores the cultural histories of organ transplantation, dissection, post-mortem examinations and museum collections of human remains.
Richard Avedon People celebrates the work of American photographer Richard Avedon (1923 to 2004). With work from 1949 to 2002, the exhibition offers an in-depth overview of Avedon’s achievements in the art of black and white portraiture photography. In the show, instantly recognisable and influential artists, celebrities, and political activists including Truman Capote, Elizabeth Taylor, Twiggy, Malcolm X, and Bob Dylan are presented alongside portraits of the unknown or long forgotten. Coming soon, opening 6 December 2014