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Streams of fire and tongues of flame - a short history of the art of glass.

Venue: Stratford Library Meeting Room

Artist: Geoffrey Edwards

Promoter: ArtsNational Cairns

2:00pm Sunday 23rd June 2024

Streams of fire and tongues of flame - a short history of the art of glass.

Cost: $25 for visitors or $135 Annual Membership.
In this illustrated talk the ancient and remarkable history of glass as an art form is traced with reference to works in major public collections including the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne. The lecture also refers to glass-related imagery and symbolism in the visual arts, film and literature – a tradition that ranges in time and type from biblical allusion and Chaucerian dream visions of glass temples through to the novels of Daphne du Maurier, the films of Orson Wells, the poetry of Les Murray and recent science fiction.

Geoffrey Edwards was Director of the Geelong Art Gallery, one of Australia’s oldest and largest regional galleries. Prior to this appointment, he held Senior Curatorial positions at the National Gallery of Victoria where he was in charge of the collections of International and Australian sculpture and Melbourne’s celebrated holdings of ancient, antique and modern glass. He is the author of various monographs, numerous exhibition catalogues and contributes to journals in Australia, Japan, Britain and America.

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Address: 11 Kamerunga Road ,
STRATFORD, QLD,
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