Towards An Antipodean Aesthetics Of Nature And Landscape

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Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art says
A lecture on Australian Landscape Art with Margot Osborne, followed by the announcement of the People's Choice Award for the 2016 Fleurieu Art Prize.

Margot Osborne considers approaches to the Australian landscape in a special Fleurieu Art Prize lecture, proposing that contemporary Australian artists are evolving aesthetic paradigms of landscape that are inflected with a distinctive Antipodean sensibility.
Margot Osborne is an Adelaide writer, curator and art historian. She was curator of the exhibition,Abstract Nature, Samstag Museum of Art, 2010 and of JamFactory’s national touring exhibition,Wild Nature in Contemporary Australian Art and Craft (2002-5). She was guest editor of issues ofArtlink on ‘Art/Mind/Nature’ (2008) and ‘Pattern and Complexity’ (2012). She holds an MA (Studies in the History of Art), University of Adelaide, and is currently awaiting the conferral of her PhD Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Adelaide.

Image credit: Jill Orr, Antipodean Epic – Interloper, 2015-16, inkjet print on canson baryta photographic paper 310gsm, 110 x 160 cm. Represented by Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne
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By: Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art