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Oceanic Art Society Forum

Aboriginal and Pacific art: collections and artists, then and now

Image: Kapriman people, Blackwater River, Papua New Guinea Gable mask from ceremonial house façade mid-1900s (detail) © Kapriman people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association’s (PIMA) Code of Ethics

Friday 1 February and Saturday 2 February 2019

VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2019

2019年莫慶堯醫生VisAsia中文普通話講座

Image: 明 仇英 伏羲氏 冊/ 明 仇英 伏羲氏 冊。Ming dynasty 1368–1644, Qiu Ying (c1494–1552) Fuxi, leaf 1 from the album Orthodoxy of rule through the ages, The National Palace Museum, Taipei

Sunday 3 February 2019, 10am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Oceanic Art Society Forum: free Sunday events

Image: Kapriman people, Blackwater River, Papua New Guinea Gable mask from ceremonial house façade mid-1900s (detail) © Kapriman people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association’s (PIMA) Code of Ethics

Sunday 3 Feb 2019, 11am – 3pm

Free

Matisse in Moscow: Icons and the avant-garde

With Rosamund Bartlett

Henri Matisse The Luxembourg Gardens c1901 (detail) oil on canvas, 59.5 × 81.5 cm The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Inv GE 9041 © Succession H Matisse/Copyright Agency, 2018 Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir Terebenin. SID66524##M.

Thursday 7 February 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: The allure of Catalonia

With Brian Ladd

Image: Abbey of Saint-Martin-du-Canigou, Pyrenees on Canigou mountain, France.

Saturday 9 February 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Matisse in Leningrad: The Hermitage and its masters of modern art

With Rosamund Bartlett

Henri Matisse Dishes and fruit on a red and black carpet 1906 (detail) oil on canvas, 61 × 73 cm The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Inv GE 8998 © Succession H Matisse/Copyright Agency, 2018. Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Pavel Demidov and Konstantin Sinyavsky. SID66525##M.

Thursday 14 February 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Armchair travel: Japan’s Setouchi Triennale

With John McBride

Image: Yodogawa-Technique Chinu – the Black Sea Bream of Uno (detail) Photo: Osamu Nakamura

Saturday 16 February 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

French talk: Modern masters from the Hermitage

In partnership with the Alliance Française de Sydney

Image: Paul Signac Harbor at Marseilles 1907, The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Collection of M.A. Morozov

Saturday 16 February 2019, 1pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Yuṯa Baman’puy Dhäwu: a new old story

A lecture by Ishmael Marika and Joseph Brady from The Mulka Project

Image: Mundukul, father of the artist Noŋgirriŋa Marawili, at Gaṉdiwuy July 1935. Image from The Mulka Project archives and courtesy of The Thomson Family.

Saturday 16 February 2019, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free

Puglia and the art of assimilation

With Steven Miller

Image: Roman Amphitheatre in Lecce Puglia

Thursday 21 February 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Saturday 2 March 2019, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Charges apply

Lecture series: Art from Milingimbi

Hear from the exhibition curator and experts

Image: Binyinyuwuy Rain in the trees c1959 (detail) © Binyinyuwuy Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency, Sydney

Tuesdays 1pm
22 November - 6 December 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Lecture series: Heaven, earth and humanity

Illuminating histories and mythologies in historical Chinese art

Image: Portrait of the Hongzhi Emperor hanging scroll Ming dynasty 1368–1644 (detail). The National Palace Museum, Taipei. Photos: © National Palace Museum, Taipei

Wednesdays 7.30pm
27 March, 3, 10, 17 April, 1 May 2019

Duration 1 hour
Charges apply

Art appreciation lecture series 2019

Being Human: The figure in art

Image: Charles Meere Australian beach pattern 1940 (detail) © Charles Meere Estate/Copyright Agency 2018

Various Wednesdays 6pm and Thursdays, 1pm
30 January - 14 November 2019
See listing for details

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply