The Wheeler Centre Panel Discussion

Critical Failure – Visual Arts Critcism

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but criticism lies in the pens and hard drives of our finest minds. This panel discussion draws on some of our leading arts writers as they ask what’s wrong with visual arts reviewing?

6:15PM – 7:30PM, Thursday 09 September 2010

The Panel members will be:

John McDonald – For over twenty years he has been one of Australia’s best-known art critics, writing a weekly column for the Sydney Morning Herald, and contributing to local and international publications.

Patrick McCaughey – Patrick McCaughey is best known in Australia as the highly visible and dynamic former Director of the National Gallery of Victoria. He now lives and works in the US.

Naomi Cass – Naomi Cass is the director of the Centre for Contemporary Photography as well as a curator and writer who has worked in the fields of contemporary art, craft and design.

Phip Murray – Phip Murray is an artist, a gallery director, a writer and is on the editorial committee with Un magazine.

This is a free event but booking is recommended. Visit the Wheeler Centre website for bookings and further details.