BEYOND THE TIMOR SEA: ASIAN ARTWORKS IN THE CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY ART COLLECTION – TAASA Review December 2020

BEYOND THE TIMOR SEA: ASIAN ARTWORKS IN THE CHARLES DARWIN UNIVERSITY ART COLLECTION Kellie Joswig S itting at the tropical nexus between Southeast Asia and the rest of Australia, Charles Darwin University (CDU) in Darwin has, for almost three decades, strived for meaningful scholarly and intercultural engagement with its immediate Southeast Asian neighbours. Memoranda of [...]

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WHAT’S ON: DECEMBER 2020 � FEBRUARY 2021 – TAASA Review December 2020

WHAT'S ON: DECEMBER 2020 � FEBRUARY 2021 NSW In One Drop of Water To 2021 Art Gallery of NSW Explores the poetic, symbolic and social significance of water in Asian art and features historical ceramics, paintings, lacquer and woodblock prints from across Asia alongside contemporary works. Together in Art at the AGNSW offers an online [...]

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ENGAGING ASIA: ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT THESES AT THE ABP LIBRARY COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, 1960-1980 – TAASA Review December 2020

ENGAGING ASIA: ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT THESES AT THE ABP LIBRARY COLLECTION, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, 1960-1980 Philip Goad and Naomi Mullumby T he Architecture Building and Planning (ABP) Library collection at the University of Melbourne evolved from a donation of books in the early days of the Melbourne University Architectural Atelier (MUAA), established in 1919. Today, it [...]

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TAASA NSW EVENT – TAASA Review December 2020

TAASA NSW EVENT 28 October 2020 Light Shadow: Koo Bohnchang The Korean Cultural Centre Sydney Eleven lucky TAASA members attended a talk and exhibition tour by Saeyoung Park, Manager, Visual Arts & Exhibition. We were later joined by the Director of the Korean Cultural Centre, Sojeong Park. Korea's leading photographic artist Koo Bohnchang (b. 1953) [...]

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B E R N D T M U S E U M O F A N T H R O P O L O G Y, U N I V E R S I T Y O F W E S T E R N A U S T R A L I A – TAASA Review December 2020

B E R N D T M U S E U M O F A N T H R O P O L O G Y, U N I V E R S I T Y O F W E S T E R N A U S T R A L I A Sofie [...]

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THE CHAU CHAK WING MUSEUM: A RENAISSANCE FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY’S CULTURAL COLLECTIONS – TAASA Review December 2020

THE CHAU CHAK WING MUSEUM: A RENAISSANCE FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY'S CULTURAL COLLECTIONS Paul Donnelly and David Ellis I n November 2020 the Chau Chak Wing Museum opened at the University of Sydney. It brings together under a single roof the collections of what had been previously the Nicholson Museum, Macleay Museum and University [...]

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SADAMASA MOTONAGA – TAASA Review December 2020

SADAMASA MOTONAGA Reuben Keehan The paintings E 1978 is an excellent example of the mature practice of celebrated Gutai artist Sadamasa Motonaga. Gutai � variously translated as concrete, material or embodied � remains arguably the best known of the Japanese avant-gardes that flourished in the postwar period, a time of great creative ferment amid the [...]

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TO AFFINITY AND BEYOND: ACTIVATING THE ASIAN COLLECTIONS AT THE – TAASA Review December 2020

TO AFFINITY AND BEYOND: ACTIVATING THE ASIAN COLLECTIONS AT THE

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TAASA ZOOM LECTURES – TAASA Review December 2020

TAASA ZOOM LECTURES 31 August 2020 Japanese Modernism: between earthquake and war A large zoom audience enjoyed NGV senior curator of Asian art Wayne Crothers' lecture on NGV's exhibition Japanese Modernism. Wayne sketched the wider social, political and economic context for the creative outburst which occurred in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s, bookended between [...]

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RECENT TAASA ACTIVITIES – TAASA Review December 2020

RECENT TAASA ACTIVITIES

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