Melbourne Writers Festival – Art Related Events

Printmaking and Artists’ Books in Melbourne 1999 – 2010

Professor Sasha Grishin discusses how print-making and artists’ books have flourished in response to influences including Indigenous printmaking, new technologies, Asian art and zines.

Professor Sasha Grishin is Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History at Australian National University. He studied art history at the universities of Melbourne, Moscow, London and Oxford and has served several terms as visiting scholar at Harvard University. He works internationally as an art historian, art critic and curator. In 2004 he was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. In 2005 he was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Australian art and art history and in 2008 he was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. He has published 17 books and over a thousand articles dealing with various aspects of art.

Date: Sunday 4th September, 3:00pm – 04:00pm

Venue: State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.

Cost: Free, no booking required.

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