• Tadeusz Trepkowski, Nie! [No!], 1952, offset lithograph, 96.0 x 66.0 cm, The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of Gerard Herbst 1996. 1996.3731. © Unknown. All reasonable attempts made to identify the copyright owner(s). Please contact IPMoA, the University of Melbourne, if you can assist.

  • Slow Art Day

    Polish poster art 1952–84

    Saturday 27 Apr 2013, 11.00- 2.00pm
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    Vanessa von Westernhagen

    Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art that encourages people to look at art slowly—and thereby experience art in a new way. You can see more about Slow Art Day and the mission behind it on the website: http://SlowArtDay.com.

    A free event hosted by Vanessa von Westernhagen at the Potter. Between 11am and 1pm come and view five works selected from the Gerard Herbst Poster Collection on exhibition now. Spend ten minutes or more with each poster at your own pace.

    Join the group at the Potter Cafe from 1 to 2pm, buy your own lunch and discuss the works.

    For more information and bookings please visit: http://slowartthepotter2013.eventbrite.com/#

    Registration required.

     

     

     

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