The Victorian College of the Arts and the National Gallery of Victoria present a series of floor talks by eminent VCA Art staff including Su Baker, Jon Cattapan, Elizabeth Gower, Stieg Persson, Raafat Ishak, Kate Daw, Lou Hubbard, Bernhard Sachs, Cate Consandine and Jon Campbell.
As both practising artists and teachers, they will provide new insights and share their thoughts on iconic Australian works of art by National Gallery School and VCA School of Art alumni that are held in the NGV collection. Artists include Fred Williams, Howard Arkley, Sidney Nolan, Margaret Preston, John Brack, Noel Counihan, Rosslynd Piggott, Bertram Mackennal, Peter Booth and Clarice Beckett, among others.
Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Where: National Gallery of Victoria (Australia), Federation Square
Admission: Free, visit ngv.vic.gov.au for more details
Image credit: Fred Williams, 'Upwey Landscape' (1965). Image courtesy of the National Gallery of Victoria
Artists on Art is one of the highlights of ART150, a year-long program of events, interviews and expert commentary to celebrate 150 years of art in Melbourne at the VCA and its predecessor institutions – a lineage that began with the establishment of the National Gallery of Victoria Art School in 1867