This bundle includes x2 TarraWarra Museum of Art exhibition catalogues (Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider and Heather B. Swann: Leda and the Swan).
Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider by TarraWarra Museum of Art exhibition catalogue - limited release
To accompany the exhibition Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider,TarraWarra Museum of Art has published a major new 152-page hardback publication which is richly illustrated with many of the works featured in the exhibition and includes a Director’s foreword, a comprehensive exhibition checklist, and three original new essays.
The curatorial essay by Anthony Fitzpatrick explores the creative processes by which Nolan melded classical allusions, literary sources, historical references, and his own personal experience of war, to convey a series of powerful insights into the broader dimensions of human conflict through his paintings; ‘Fighting Words: Nolan and Poetry’,a new essay by David Hansen (Associate Professor at the Centre for Art History and Art Theory at the Australian National University) which offers a series offresh new insights into the centrality of poetry in Nolan’s artistic practice; and ‘Sidney Nolan’s “Disasters of War”’, an essay by Sarah Midford (Senior Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History at La Trobe University) in which she reveals the contemporary relevance of Nolan’s depiction of the savagery and exploitation of human conflict, with particular attention drawn to the vulnerability of women in war.
Hardcover: 152 pages
Dimensions: 22 x 22 cm
Heather B. Swann: Leda and the Swan catalogue
Explore the myth deeper with theHeather B. Swann: Leda and the Swancatalogue.
Elspeth Pitt, Curator, Australian Art at the National Gallery of Australia delivers an engaging, deeply-researched essay on the ancient story of Leda and the Swan and its retelling by Swann in this exhibition.
Featuring rich photos of the exhibition artwork and a full list of works.