Art on the Page

This exhibition of works from the University of Melbourne’s Rare Book Collection traces the links between the twentieth century European illustrated book tradition and the contemporary Australian context.

Featuring works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro and Sonia Delaunay among others, alongside local artists such as Petr Herel, Bruno Leti, Inge King, Peter Lyssiotis and Angela Cavalieri, Art on the page highlights the unique collaborations which produce these significant publications, distinguished by their original artwork and innovative design.

Banner image from Strasser, Theo (artist), Ghost Bones, Melbourne, Anajah Press, 2017

Art on the page

1 August 2017 - 14 January 2018
Noel Shaw Gallery
University of Melbourne

Public Programs

Wednesday 9 August, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Curator’s floor talk, Susan Millard, Special Collections Librarian
Noel Shaw Gallery, Level 1, Baillieu Library

Booking

Wednesday 20 September, 12:00 – 1:00pm

‘Sonia Delaunay’s Living pictures: Art, fashion and poetry in the French Avant-Garde’,
Dr Anthony White, School of Culture and Communication,
Leigh Scott Room, Level 1, Baillieu Library

Booking

Thursday 12 October, 11:00am – 3:00pm

David Frazer Print Workshop
Dulcie Hollyock Room, Ground Floor, Baillieu Library

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Wednesday 15 November, 1:00 – 2:00pm

Bruno Leti Studio Visit (walking involved)
Meet in Noel Shaw Gallery, Level 1, Baillieu Library

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Wednesday 29 November, 12:00 – 1:00pm

Curator’s floor talk, Susan Millard, Special Collections Librarian
Noel Shaw Gallery, Level 1

Booking

Wednesday 6 December, 12:00 – 1:00pm

‘An Instrument of Collaboration: Unfolding the legacy of the Graphic Investigation Workshop’

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