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Site specific: the power of place - Art appreciation lecture series 2017

Site specific: the power of place - Art appreciation lecture series 2017

This lecture series will explore the intimate and visceral relationship between artists and a particular place, a location that inspires and transforms their art. The scope is wide-ranging, spanning history, geography and global culture, from lyrical landscapes to urban blight.

Image: John Singer Sargent Claude Monet painting by the edge of a wood 1885 (detail). Tate collection

35 Tracks
01 Michael Brand: The power of place for the Art Gallery of New South Wales
02 Cara Pinchbeck: Nonggirrnga Marawili - Yathikpa
03 Lisa Beaven: Claude Lorrain and the Roman Campagna
04 David Marshall: Canaletto, Venice and 18th-century view painting
05 Melanie Eastburn: The art of Lotus Moon, a Buddhist nun in 19th-century Kyoto
06 Lorraine Kypiotis: Constable - Flatford Mill and the River Stour
07 Deborah Edwards: John Olsen - the littoral and the void
08 Andrew Yip: For nation and Empire - George Lambert and Ibrahim Çallı at Gallipoli
09 Kathleen Davidson: Conrad Martens and Burragalong Cavern
10 David Hansen: ‘…finding a new Beautiful World’ - John Glover in Tasmania
11 Jane Messenger: ‘Soap suds and whitewash’ - Turner and the sea
12 Mark Ledbury: Baltic light -Caspar David Friedrich, the cliffs of Rügen and the northern Romantic sublime
13 Ruth Pullin: Eugene von Guérard and Cape Schanck
14 Alison Inglis: Sir John Everett Millais - the allure of Scotland
15 Chiara O’Reilly: Millet - Barbizon
16 Denise Mimmocchi: Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico
17 Ron Ramsey: Constantin Brâncuși and the Garden of Jewels
18 Wayne Tunnicliffe: John Peter Russell’s France - Belle-Île and Antibes at the fin de siècle
19 Stephen Gilchrist: The memory of place - Julie Gough and Judy Watson
20 Steven Miller: David Hockney - a bigger splash in California
21 Lorraine Kypiotis: Matisse and the golden light of Collioure
22 Roger Benjamin: Kandinsky and Klee in Tunisia
23 Georgina Cole: Heidelberg - Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Jane Sutherland
24 Craig Judd: New York, New York - Frank Hinder, Brett Whiteley and Tracey Moffatt
25 Michael Hill: Land Art - from Robert Smithson’s 'Spiral Jetty' to Agnes Denes’s 'Wheatfield'
26 Kelly Gellatly: Rosalie Gascoigne and the Monaro
27 Mikala Tai: The Path - Abdulnasser Gharem's considerations of contemporary Saudi Arabia
28 Peter Raissis: Ruisdael, Cuyp and the landscape painters of 17th-century Holland
29 Bruce McLean: Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori and Bentinck Island
30 Anthea Callen: Monet - from Honfleur to Giverny
31 Anthea Callen: Cézanne and Provence
32 Deborah Hart: Fred Williams and the You Yangs
33 Philip Bacon: Jeffrey Smart’s Posticcia Nuova - a villa with a view
34 Gael Newton: Max Dupain and the beach
35 Christopher Allen: Persian architecture - building with the elements