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Calendar, Lectures and Talks, October 19, Visual arts

Symposium: Perth Brutal, AGWA, the Perth Cultural Centre and Brutalist Architecture in Australia

2 October @ Art Gallery of WA ·
Presented by Art Gallery of WA ·

Speakers
Dr Robert Cook, AGWA Curator of 20th Century Arts
Dunja Rmandić, AGWA Associate Curator of 21st Century Arts
Melissa Harpley, AGWA Manager of Curatorial Affairs | Curator of 19th Century Arts
Winthrop Professor Simon Anderson, The University of Western Australia
Dr Annette Condello, Director of Graduate Research at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Curtin University
Andrew Murray, PhD Candidate, School of Design, University of Melbourne

A symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the AGWA building and Perth’s early role in the architectural style in Australia. Followed by guided tours of the AGWA building, Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete and the iconic brutalist Curtin University campus.

9am – 3pm 2 October: $10

AGWA 40
2019 marks and celebrates the 40th year anniversary of the main Gallery building as AGWA  presents a series of exhibitions and special events looking at the building: the exhibit Perth Brutal: Dreaming in Concrete, (www.seesawmag.com.au/visual-arts/visual-arts-perth-brutal-dreaming-in-concrete/)plus talks, performances and a symposium presented  with Curtin University’s School of Architecture. The art of the 1970s in WA will also be  revisited in the exhibition That Seventies Feeling…the Late Modern.

More info
W: artgallery.wa.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/perth-brutal-dreaming-concrete 
E:  admin@artgallery.wa.gov.au

Pictured: Fritz Kos Art Gallery of Western Australia 1979. State Library of Western Australia.  Sourced from the collections of the State Library of Western Australia and reproduced with  the permission of the Library Board of Western Australia. (160419PD)

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