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The art of architecture: Staging the encounter: the demands of art - Friday series

Friday, 01 November 2019 10.30am to Friday, 01 November 2019 12.30pm

Program: The art of architecture: Directions in gallery design - Friday series
Venue: Domain Theatre
Lecturer: Anthony Burke

Whether visiting the Mona Lisa at The Louvre Museum, a Turrell Skyspace in LA or Monet’s 'Waterlillies' at Chichu, the spaces in which we encounter art are critical in shaping our experience of it. Recognising the combination of environment, atmosphere, anticipation and audience, artists and curators continue to challenge the traditional space of the gallery in search of experience and impact. So how have architects responded? This lecture explores some of the extreme demands of contemporary art practice on gallery design, and the significance of architecture in creating our experience of art through spaces both singular and sublime.

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