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Doggie Style
Code: 91  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Art & Design,
Friday, May 18 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Steven Miller
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Art Gallery of NSW curator Steven Miller’s book explains how the protagonists of the various stylistic and social shifts in Australian art have always been dogs – not landscape or light or anything else. Just dogs. He illustrates his argument with images of famous Australian painting.

Change from printed program: Venue changed to Sydney Theatre, Richard Wherrett Studio.

Miller,-Steven
Steven Miller (Australian)

Steven Miller is head of the Art Gallery of NSW’s research library and archive. He has worked in public and commercial galleries since the late 1980s and has written extensively on Australian art, photography and Australian Indigenous art. He co-authored books on the artist Weaver Hawkins and on the first exhibition of modernist European paintings to visit Australia. Degenerates and Perverts, a broad cultural history of Australia between the two world wars, received the New South Wales Premier’s Australian History Award in 2006.