Exhibition talks: Sydney moderns
Expert talks by curators and art historians
A series of talks inside the Sydney moderns exhibition focusing on key themes and works, including Roy de Maistre’s 'colour music’ devices, the landmark Burdekin House exhibition of interiors and art, and the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Image: Ralph Balson Painting no 17 1941 (detail), private collection
10 July - 21 August 2013
Free with exhibition entry
Duration 30 minutes
Related exhibition: Sydney moderns
Sydney moderns exhibition curator and curator, Australian art, Art Gallery of NSW, on Margaret Preston and an 'Australian style’.
Wednesday 10 July 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Sydney moderns exhibition curator and senior curator, Australian art, Art Gallery of NSW, on modernist colour theory.
Wednesday 17 July 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Sydney moderns project manager, on Hera Roberts and the Burdekin House exhibition of 1929.
Wednesday 24 July 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Historian and curator, on the city and urban modernism in Sydney.
Wednesday 31 July 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Senior curator, photographs, Art Gallery of NSW, on Sydney’s modernist photography.
Wednesday 7 August 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Paper conservator, Art Gallery of NSW, on conserving Roy de Maistre’s Colour music c1934 and the development of colour theory in Australia.
Wednesday 14 August 2013 5:30pm – 6pm
Sydney moderns researcher, Art Gallery of NSW, on the 'lost’ Sydney moderns Tempe Manning and Niel A Gren.
Wednesday 21 August 2013 5:30pm – 6pm