OTHER TAASA EVENTS – TAASA Review March 2023

OTHER TAASA EVENTS Monday 27 March 2023, 6 – 8pm Türkiye’s rich heritage Sydney Mechanics’ School of Art (SMSA), 280 Pitt St, Sydney Join us for this special event which honours and explores the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Türkiye. Our speakers, sharing their experiences through living, doing business or travelling there, will be: [...]

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TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW Annie Wyatt Room at the S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill in Millers Point, 6 – 8pm. Light refreshments. $20 members, $30 non-members. Bookings to Chris Manning: bookings@taasa.org.au. – TAASA Review March 2023

TEXTILE STUDY GROUP, NSW Annie Wyatt Room at the S.H Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill in Millers Point, 6 – 8pm. Light refreshments. $20 members, $30 non-members. Bookings to Chris Manning: bookings@taasa.org.au. Tuesday 7 March 2023 Indian Contemporary: artisan handmade textiles Liz Williamson This presentation will look at contemporary textiles, handmade by skilled artisans who are [...]

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CERAMICS STUDY GROUP, NSW – TAASA Review March 2023

CERAMICS STUDY GROUP, NSW Thursday 20 April 2023, Session 1: 10 – 11.30am Friday 21 April 2023, Session 2: 10 – 11.30am A Korean ceramic collection: Member private viewing John Freeland has generously offered to guide TAASA members through his extensive Korean ceramic collection which spans early pieces from the Silla and Unified Silla periods [...]

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DVARAPALA, TEMPLE GUARDIANS, 1347, MAIN TEMPLE, CANDI PANATARAN, BLITAR, EAST JAVA. 1.55M, ANDESITE STONE. PHOTO: LESLEY PULLEN – TAASA Review March 2023

DVARAPALA, TEMPLE GUARDIANS, 1347, MAIN TEMPLE, CANDI PANATARAN, BLITAR, EAST JAVA. 1.55M, ANDESITE STONE. PHOTO: LESLEY PULLEN with which they are closely associated such as textiles, especially where patterns are considered sacred’ (2022:36). The answer as to why so many Majapahit sculptures display the kawung pattern may reside in the belief that the protection of [...]

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LUNAR NEW YEAR DINNER – TAASA Review March 2023

LUNAR NEW YEAR DINNER Photos: Mai Nguyen-Long

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – TAASA Review March 2023

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Our advice at this point is that the current earthquake disaster in Türkiye is not likely to affect tourism in Istanbul later this year and that it would be more helpful for the country than otherwise to visit as planned.

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ISTANBUL, CITY OF ART, 19 – 25 September 2023 TAASA has devised a special one week tour of Istanbul focusing on art, architecture and cultural highlights. The tour comprises excursions to famous mosques, museums full of slamic treasures as well as opportunities to relax and explore. – TAASA Review March 2023

ISTANBUL, CITY OF ART, 19 – 25 September 2023 TAASA has devised a special one week tour of Istanbul focusing on art, architecture and cultural highlights. The tour comprises excursions to famous mosques, museums full of slamic treasures as well as opportunities to relax and explore. Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and the Archaeological Museum [...]

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NANDISVARA, C.1292, CANDI SINGOSARI, TOWER TEMPLE, MALANG, EAST JAVA. VOLKENKUNDE, LEIDEN. COLLECTION NATIONAAL MUSEUM VAN WERELDCULTUREN. RV-1403 -1624. 1.7 M. ANDESITE. COPYRIGHT GRANTED – TAASA Review March 2023

NANDISVARA, C.1292, CANDI SINGOSARI, TOWER TEMPLE, MALANG, EAST JAVA. VOLKENKUNDE, LEIDEN. COLLECTION NATIONAAL MUSEUM VAN WERELDCULTUREN. RV-1403 -1624. 1.7 M. ANDESITE. COPYRIGHT GRANTED structures in Java where the centre of the kawung motif is viewed as a pivot ‘from whom life-giving blessings emanate to all directions of his kingdom’. The four/five structure of the nawagraha [...]

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KINKARAKAMI – RESTORING JAPANESE WALLPAPER AT RIPPON LEA – TAASA Review March 2023

KINKARAKAMI – RESTORING JAPANESE WALLPAPER AT RIPPON LEA Elizabeth Anya-Petriv I n 2013, the National Trust Victoria embarked on a long and ambitious project: to recreate a missing 10 metre square section of historical wallpaper for the front entrance of Rippon Lea. The remaining hall wallpaper had the style and quality of Japanese manufacture but [...]

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MANY FACES, ONE DISPOSITION: MAI NGUYEN-LONG AND THE 12TH BERLIN BIENNALE – TAASA Review March 2023

MANY FACES, ONE DISPOSITION: MAI NGUYEN-LONG AND THE 12TH BERLIN BIENNALE Adam Porter E stablished in 1998, the Berlin Biennale is one of the pre-eminent contemporary art events in the world. Somewhat overshadowed by the concurrent and scandalous events of documenta 15 (in the much smaller German city of Kassel) the 12th Berlin Biennale presented [...]

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