Arts

Beautiful gore: grotesque images from the University’s print collection

Volume 10 Number 5 May 12 - June 8 2014

 

The University’s Baillieu Library has launched its new, refurbished exhibition space with a stunning collection of works from its print collection. By Katherine Smith.

Steve Bush on show: historical landscape painting with a twist of kitsch

Volume 10 Number 4 April 14 - May 11 2014

 

Melbourne artist Steve Bush’s surreal sensibility will be on display at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, in an exhibition of new and old work spanning the past 30 years.  By Katrina Raymond

A Quill Award for journalism student

Volume 10 Number 4 April 14 - May 11 2014

 

A story about a Facebook stalker has garnered a Quill award for Masters of Journalism student Aliyah Stotyn. By Stav Psonis.

Record gift to fund art conservation Chair and Centre

Volume 10 Number 4 April 14 - May 11 2014

 

Chris Weaver reports on a major gift to support art conservation, teaching, learning and research, received recently from the Cripps Foundation

Travelling film studio heads to India

Volume 10 Number 3 March 10 - April 13 2014

 

A Victorian College of the Arts travelling studio has given Film and Television students the chance to travel to India to make unique films with local partners. Liz Banks-Anderson finds out how it went. 

VCA Opera graduates have Sydney Harbour all aflutter

Volume 10 Number 3 March 10 - April 13 2014

 

VCA graduate and professional Opera Singer Simon Meadows will star in a new production of Madama Butterfly on Sydney Harbour. By Liz Banks-Anderson.

Machiavelli — a man for our time?

Volume 10 Number 3 March 10 - April 13 2014

 

Ryan Sheales on The Prince, the second in the Faculty of Arts’ 10 great books series. 

What is Melbourne Now?

Volume 10 Number 2 February 10 - March 9 2014

 

 

Liz Banks-Anderson explores the contributions from VCA artists and alumni to the Melbourne Now exhibition, currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Celebrating Piranesi in Melbourne

Volume 10 Number 2 February 10 - March 9 2014

 

A series of exhibitions, events and a symposium celebrating the visionary achievements of the extraordinary 18th century Italian print-maker, Piranesi, will be held at the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne, and the State Library of Victoria over coming weeks. By Katrina Raymond

Shift toward empathy

Volume 10 Number 2 February 10 - March 9 2014

 

With the recent success of films such as Silver Linings Playbook and TV shows like Homeland and United States of Tara, there has been a marked shift in how mentally ill characters are portrayed on screen. By Ryan Sheales

Driving change and participation in Singapore’s arts and culture

Volume 10 Number 2 February 10 - March 9 2014

 

Arts graduate Angelita Teo was appointed Director of the National Museum of Singapore (NMS) in July last year. She spoke with Christopher Strong about her career and the Masters of Art Curatorship. 

Read along with the 10 great books series

Volume 10 Number 2 February 10 - March 9 2014

A book originally banned and burnt by French authorities but went on to inspire that nation’s education system will be the first text analysed in the University of Melbourne’s 10 Great Books series.