Rae Alexander Annual Lectures

2015

'Surrealism and its Australian Accent'
Presented by Associate Professor Ken Wach, La Trobe Alumnus and Internationally Renowned Scholar of Surrealism.
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.
Read more on the 'Surrealism and its Australian Accent' event page

2014

'Art, Nature and Living in the Contemporary World'
Presented by John Wolseley, Painter, printmaker and installation artist
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2013

'NGV and the 21st Century Art Museum Experience'
Presented by Tony Ellwood, Director of the National Gallery of Victoria
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2012

'The Passions of the Soul: Emotion in the paintings of Nicolas Poussin'
Presented by Dr Lisa Beaven, Lecturer in Art History, La Trobe University
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2011

'Off the Page: Persian arts and the medieval and pre-modern Islamic world'
Presented by Susan Scollay, Independent Scholar and Curator
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2010

'On fibbing considered as one of the fine arts'
Presented by Dr Chris McAuliffe, Director, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne.
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2009

'The Impact of Digital Technologies on Contemporary Printmaking'
Presented by Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History and Head, Art History, Australian National University, Canberra.
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2008

'Conserving the Renaissance: Recent Restoration and Research of Renaissance Portraits in the National Gallery of Victoria'
Presented by Carl Villis, Conservator of European Paintings before 1800 at the NGV.
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2007

'Making Modern Britain: A behind the scenes look at a blockbuster exhibition'
Presented by Laurie Benson, Curator of International Art at the National Gallery of Victoria
State Library Theatrette, Melbourne.

2006

'The Impact of Oceanic Art on Twentieth Century Western Art'
Presented by Dr. Ross Bowden, a consulting anthropologist
Glenn College, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

2005

'Margaret Preston'
Presented by Geoffrey Smith, Curator of Australian Art 20th Century, NGV
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2004

'Edvard Munch: Known and Unknown'
Presented by Elizabeth Cross, Curator of "Edvard Munch: The Frieze of Life"
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

2003

'Caravaggio: from Physical Tempatation to Spiritual Enlightenment'
Presented by Dr Frank Heckes
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

2002

'Criticism and Artistic Value: A User's Manual'
Presented by Dr Christopher Heathcote
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

2001

'Controversial Nudes'
Presented by Dr Alison Inglis
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

2000

'The Vision of Christmas in Art' Presented by Dr Joan Barclay Lloyd
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

1999

'Who's Afraid of the Avant Garde?' Presented by Dr Richard Haese
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).

1998

'Trondheim Cathedral and the Cult of St. Olaf'
Presented by Professor Nigel Morgan
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).