Melbourne Modern: European Art & Design at RMIT since 1945 | Opening Night

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RMIT Gallery

344 Swanston Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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In the wake of World War II hundreds of exiled and displaced European artists, architects and designers arrived in Melbourne and sought employment with RMIT.

Melbourne Modern: European art & design at RMIT since 1945 traces a legacy of European intervention and interdisciplinarity through successive generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day.

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Philip Goad

Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor

Chair of Architecture, The University of Melbourne


* Please note: Due to the high interest in this event, and for safety of artworks and patrons, security guards will be monitoring the amount of people in the gallery and only allow in a specified amount at a time. Please bring your ticket as a print out or have your ticket visible on your phone. We will do our best to make sure everyone can enjoy the exhibition opening. Thank your for your understanding.


The exhibition features the artists:

Tate Adams, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Robert Baines, George Baldessin, Geoffrey Bartlett, Nicholas Bastin, Richard Beck, Peter Clarke, Jock Clutterbuck, Terry Cockrem, Su san Cohn, Simon Cottrell, Robert K. Cranage, Leonard Crawford, Norman Creighton, Augustine Dall'Ava, John Davis, Jenny de Nijs, Ken G. Eastwood, Mark Edgoose, Maggie Edmond, Nina Ellis, Peter Ellis, Marion Fletcher, Emily Floyd, Ken Foletta, Ernest Fooks, Hendrick Forster, Ernst Fries, Mari Funaki, Peter Gertler, Donald Gore, Wayne Guest, Bruce Hall, Kirsten Haydon, Gerard Herbst, Hermann Hohaus, Marian Hosking, Robert Jacks, Adrianus Janssens, George Johnson, Vincas Jomantas, N.Rex Keogh, Grahame King, Inge King, Hertha Kluge-Pott, George Kral, Johannes Kuhnen, Andrew Last, Sanné Mestrom, Robert Owen, Robert Pataki, Anthony Pryor, Geoffrey Putman, Norma Redpath, Frederick Romberg, Greg Scarlett, Beatrice Schlabowsky, Tor Schwanck, Antonia Sellbach, Udo Sellbach, Denise Sprynskyj, John Sterling, Frederick Sterne, Fleur Summers, Howard Tozer, Gus van der Heyde, Fran van Riemsdyk, Victor Vodicka, Wolf Wennrich, Margaret West, Normana Wight, Miloslav Zika, Paul Zika, Teisutis Zikaras, Klaus Zimmer, Phillip Zmood.


Image:

George Johnson
Structures 9, 1983
acrylic paint
122 x 107 cm
RMIT University Art Collection
RMIT.1983.2


This event is part of the exhibition Melbourne Modern: European Art & Design at RMIT since 1945 at RMIT Gallery, 21st June - 17th August 2019. See more about the exhibition: https://rmitgallery.com/exhibitions/melbourne-modern-european-art-design-at-rmit-since-1945/


This venue is wheelchair accessible.

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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