Exhibitions

2000-2010
Programme

TERM 1: EAST ASIA

5 March
http://www.visasia.com.au/index.php?page_id=53(NOTIONS OF NATURALISM IN EASTERN AND WESTERN ART)
Edmund Capon, Director, AGNSW

12 March
http://www.visasia.com.au/index.php?page_id=54(SACRED MOUNTAINS IN CHINESE ART)
Liu Yang, Curator of Chinese Art, AGNSW

19 March
SPRING FLOWERS, AUTUMN GRASSES: THE SPIRIT OF NATURE IN CHINESE AND JAPANESE ART IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF VICTORIA COLLECTION
Mae-Anna Pang, Senior Curator of Asian Art, National Gallery of Victoria

BREAK (Easter 29 March – 1 April)

9 April
UNTRAMMELLED SPIRIT BAMBOO IN EAST ASIAN ART
Ann MacArthur, Co-ordinator of Asian Programmes, AGNSW

16 April
SEASONS: THE JAPANESE PASSION
Chiaki Ajioka, Curator of Japanese Art, AGNSW

23 April
NATURE THROUGH JADE
Liu Yang

30 April
HAIGA: IMAGING HAIKU
Chiaki Ajioka

7 May
NATURE AND THE CHINESE SCHOLAR-RECLUSE
Mae Anna Pang

14 May
GARDENS IN CHINA
Peter Valder, author of The Garden Plants of China (1999) and Gardens in China (2002)

21 May
JAPANESE GARDENS
Adrian Snodgrass, Research Associate, University of Sydney

28 May
THE RESONANCE OF NATURE IN CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY
Edmund Capon

4 June
COOLNESS IN SUMMER, WARMTH IN WINTER: RESPONDING TO NATURE IN JAPANESE TEA
Ann MacArthur

11 June
REVISION (Note: Queen’s Birthday 10 June)

18 June
100 VIEWS OF MOUNT FUJI
Timothy Clark, Assistant Keeper of Japanese Antiquities, The British Museum

BREAK

TERM 2: SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA

30 July
YAKSHI AND YAKSHA: NATURE DEITIES IN SOUTH ASIAN ART
Haema Sivanesan, Assistant Curator of Asian Art, AGNSW

6 August
FLOWERS IN THE DESERT: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE TENETS OF ISLAMIC ART
Craig Judd, Art Historian

13 August
PLANT AND ANIMAL FORMS IN MIDDLE EASTERN RUGS AND TEXTILES
Ross Langlands, Nomadic Rug Traders

20 August
SONGS OF THE SEASONS: THE BARAMASA TRADITION IN RAJPUT PAINTING
Haema Sivanesan

27 August
NATURE IMAGERY IN TIBETAN ART
David Templeman, independent scholar

3 September
THE INFLUENCE OF NATURE ON INDIAN TEXTILES
Joyce Burnard, journalist, textile historian and author of Chintz and Cotton India's Textile Gift to the World (1994)

10 September
SUN, MOON, STARS AND ANGKOR
Adrian Snodgrass

17 September
SELF SEEDS
Simryn Gill, artist

24 September
THE LANDSCAPE IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART
Robyn Maxwell, Senior Lecturer, Department of Art History, Australian National University, and Senior Curator of Asian Art, National Gallery of Australia

BREAK

8 October (Note: Labour Day 7 October)
NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART
Julie Ewington, Head Curator of Australian Art, Queensland Art Gallery

15 October
GEOFFREY BAWA: A SRI LANKAN ORCHESTRATION OF NATURE AND THE ARTS
Jennifer Taylor, Adjunct Professor in Architecture, School of Design and the Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology

22 October
REVISION

29 October
SLIDE TEST