• 15 March, 6.00pm – Power Polemics Discussion – What has Religion to do with Art?: A panel on Art and the Order of Existence

    Thomas Crow, Hannah Williams, and Dr. Florian Knothe in conversation with Mark Ledbury

    The Power Institute with Sydney Ideas is pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on the role that religion plays in the making and understanding of art. This will be followed by the launch of Thomas Crow’s new book, No Idols: The Missing Theology of Art.

  • The Latest Issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art

    Selected essays from the symposium ‘Asian Art Research in Australia and New Zealand'

    The latest issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, edited by our Departmental colleague Stephen Whiteman and featuring selected essays from the symposium ‘Asian Art Research in Australia and New Zealand: Past, Present, Future’ is now available online.

  • 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

    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.

  • Power Publication – Floating Time: Chinese Prints 1954–2002

    Power Publications is very pleased to announce the release of a new publication, Floating Time: Chinese Prints 1954–2002, by Departmental colleague Stephen Whiteman, Department PhD candidates Minerva Inwald and Bingqing Wei, with John Clark.

  • Power Publication – Hegel’s Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith

    In 2008 the prominent Australian art historian Bernard Smith invited Dr Sheridan Palmer to write his biography. Bringing together years of interviews and insight through exclusive access to Smith’s papers and library, Hegel’s Owl deftly reveals the unique character of an exceptional man, today acknowledged by many as the father of Australian … READ MORE