• Podcast: Beyond the Eye of Absolutism

    Associate Professor Claire Goldstein

    29 August 2016 | Listen

    Listen to our audio recording of a free public lecture on Claude Perrault’s royal observatory and the intractable challenge of comets.

  • MCA conference with guest speaker departmental colleague Stephen Gilchrist

    24 August 2016 | News

    This September the MCA will be hosting a conference The Forever Now: Contemporary Art Collections in the 21st Century, which will include our own departmental colleague Stephen Gilchrist as a guest speaker.

  • 30 August, 6.00pm – Power Lecture: China and the West: Dynamics of Power, Passion and Personalities in the Chinese Art Market

    Dessa Goddard

    22 August 2016 | Events

    Using past and present collectors of Chinese art based in America, Europe and China, Goddard’s talk will explore the cultural, political and economic forces that shaped collecting taste in the 19th, and 20th century, and will address the challenges that new and seasoned members of the Chinese art community face as they participate in 21st century global marketplace.

  • Floating Time: Chinese Prints 1954–2002

    Dr Stephen Whiteman talks to ABC RN about Floating Time, on now at the University of Sydney Art Gallery

    22 August 2016 | Listen, News, Publications

    Co-curated by Whiteman and two PhD students, Bingqing Wei and Minerva Inwald, Floating Time: Chinese Prints, 1954–2002 presents, for the first time, a selection of modern and contemporary Chinese prints from the University of Sydney Art Collection.

  • By a Window

    The archival materials found in the University of Sydney art collection form the back-bone of the new Verge Gallery exhibition

    20 August 2016 | Events, News

    It is the last week to see the most recent Verge Gallery exhibition By a Window that features an excerpt from the Power Institute’s 1992 Talking about Aboriginal Art series of panel discussions, presentations, films/videos and seminars that explored many of the issues of Aboriginal art in Australian society. The video … READ MORE

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