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John Brack, The Queen, 1988, oil on canvas, 137 x 106.5 cm. The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of Helen Brack 2012
This program of free talks celebrates the rich and diverse exhibition program presented at the Potter. To coincide with our 40th anniversary we will be presenting a series of nine talks on the third Tuesday of the month between March and November 2012.
The talks will focus on a key work in our exhibitions, presented by Potter curatorial staff, university academics and special guest speakers.
In this fourth talk in the series, artist and teacher Helen Brack will be speaking on John Brack's The Queen (1988). A recent donation to the University of Melbourne Art Collection by Helen Brack, the painting forms a major addition to the collection.
Tues 17 July: Anthony White on Inner worlds.
Tues 21 August: Amanda Burritt on Ceramic art of ancient Cyprus.
Tues 18 September: Chris McAuliffe on the Basil Sellers Art Prize 2012.
Tues 16 October: Jenny Long with Sally Smart on The Anatomy lesson.
Tues 20 November: Joanna Bosse on the Leonhard Adam Collection.
NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 8344 0327
Just opened! Activate,animate, complicate, grow: what new acquisitions can do to and for the collection showcases 22 artworks recently acquired by the University of Melbourne in dialogue with existing works from the collection. Presented as individual ‘case studies’, the relationships between works demonstrate the ways that new additions breathe life into permanent collections.
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm