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Endless Present: Collecting ideas: conceptual art and artists' books

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Endless Present: Collecting ideas: conceptual art and artists' books

Time: March 20, 2011 from 1:30pm to 2pm
Location: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Street: 180 St Kilda Rd
City/Town: Melbourne
Website or Map: http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/wha…
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Steven Tonkin
Latest Activity: Mar 7, 2011

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Speaker Dr Steven Tonkin, Curator, Public Art Collection, the Arts Centre

 

Artists’ books played a crucial role in the circulation of conceptual art to and from Australia. In assembling a library of artists’ books, Robert Rooney was an active participant in establishing an international artists' network. This floor talk will explore how his collection presents a fascinating firsthand account of conceptual art in the 1970s.

 

NGV International

180 St Kilda Road
Robert Raynor Gallery Level 3

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Comment by Sara Bowen on March 2, 2011 at 12:10
I'd love to see anything in print that comes out of this - sorry I can't be there.  Shame it doesn't coincide with Impact 7!
Comment by Robert Heather on February 25, 2011 at 14:17
Sarah - you will have to ask Steven - he may be interested in publishing something?
Comment by Sarah Bodman on February 24, 2011 at 19:11

Wow, this looks great Robert. Will the talk be available afterwards?

Sarah

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