CAROL CAINS, CURATOR OF ASIAN ART AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA, TACKLES THE GANGES – TAASA Review December 2011
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This article was originally found in the December 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 4, Page 14).
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I became the Victorian representative for TAASA when I moved to Melbourne to work in the Asian Art Department at the National Gallery of Victoria in 2003.
One of the first TAASA events I attended was a walk through the South China garden at the Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens with the Southern Chinese Collection’s curator Terry Smyth.
It was a freezing, rainy day, but the welcome from TAASA members was very warm, and Terry’s stories of collecting plant material in Yunnan made us forget the cold...