Event Details

Wednesday, 20 April 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UQ Location:
James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre (St Lucia)
Event category(s):

Event Contact

Ms Gillian Ridsdale
3346 7793
Org. Unit:
The University of Queensland Art Museum

Event Description

Full Description:
Public lecture and discussion with the curator of 'We who love: The Nolan slates', Dr Chris McAuliffe, and Dr Nancy Underhill. Moderated by UQ's Dr Amelia Barikin, Lecturer in Art History in the School of Communication and Arts.

Dr Chris McAuliffe is Professor of Art (Practice-led research) at the School of Art, ANU. From 2000 to 2013, he was Director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne. He was Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University (2011–2012), and taught Art History at the University of Melbourne (1988–2000). Dr McAuliffe’s publications include 'Jon Cattapan: Possible histories' (2008), 'Linda Marrinon: Let her try' (2007) and 'Art and suburbia' (1996).

Dr Nancy Underhill is an author, curator and art historian. Educated at Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, she was Foundation Head of the Department of Art History and Inaugural Director of the The University of Queensland Art Museum. Dr Underhill has served on the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council, chaired the Art Association of Australia and the Museums Association of Australia, and been a Visiting Fellow at the Humanities Research Centre, ANU, and the Centre of Australian Studies, Kings College, London. Her books include 'Sidney Nolan: A life' (2015), 'Nolan on Nolan: Sidney Nolan in his own words' (2007), 'Letters of John Reed' (co-editor 2001) and 'Making Australian Art 1916–1949' (1991).

Free. All welcome.
RSVP 13 April
email: artmuseum@uq.edu.au
07 3365 3046

The exhibition 'We who love: The Nolan slates' continues until 26 July, and is accompanied by a full-colour catalogue, see link below:

Directions to UQ

Google Map:
To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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