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	Image: Deborah Kelly. Photo by Daniel Shipp.

Short talks: perspectives on Picasso

In the Gallery’s modern European gallery

Artists and curators discuss their personal experiences and views on Picasso’s work in a series of half-hour talks, surrounded by the Gallery’s modern European collection.

Image: Deborah Kelly. Photo by Daniel Shipp.

Wednesdays 5.30pm
16–30 November 2011
4 January – 29 February 2012


Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery

Related exhibition: Picasso: masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso

Wendy Sharpe

Archibald Prize-winning artist and former official war artist in East Timor.


Wednesday 16 November 2011 5:30pm – 6pm

Dani Marti

Spanish-born artist known for his woven paintings and video work


Wednesday 23 November 2011 5:30pm – 6pm

Tony Bond

Assistant director, curatorial services, and head curator, international art, Art Gallery of NSW, discusses the relationship between Francis Bacon and Picasso.
Interpreted into Auslan
sign language
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Wednesday 30 November 2011 5:30pm – 6pm

Jeannette Siebols

Artist and lecturer in visual arts at the Australian Catholic University.


Wednesday 4 January 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Anita Taylor

Artist and director of the National Art School.


Wednesday 11 January 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Merran Esson, artist

Ceramic artist and lecturer, National Art School


Wednesday 18 January 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Justene Williams

Sydney-based photographer and video artist

Photo of Justene Williams by Bethany Schneiders


Wednesday 25 January 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Aida Tomescu

Sulman, Wynne and Dobell Prize winning painter

Photo: Sonia Payes


Wednesday 1 February 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Deborah Kelly

Mixed media artist, known for her socially engaged public artworks


Wednesday 8 February 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Jan King

Abstract sculptor, winner of the Woollahra Sculpture Prize


Wednesday 15 February 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Mike Parr

Sculptor, printmaker, photographer, performance and installation artist


Wednesday 22 February 2012 5:30pm – 6pm

Charlie Sheard

Abstract painter.


Wednesday 29 February 2012 5:30pm – 6pm