DETAIL: John CONSTABLE,  Great Britain 1776 � 1837  'Harwich Lighthouse' c.1820 oil on canvas Tate, London, gift of Maria Louisa Constable, Isabel Constable and Lionel Bicknell Constable in 1888 Tate, London 2005

Constable: symposium
Saturday 8 April  9am – 5pm
International and Australian speakers address the art of John Constable.
$190; $160 members/concession; $50 students (includes exhibition entry, morning and afternoon tea)
Bookings essential
James O Fairfax Theatre


9.15am Welcome Ron Radford, Director, National Gallery of Australia

9.45am Lessons of landscape John Gage, British Art Scholar and Co-curator of the exhibition
10.15am Constable: impressions Anne Gray, Assistant Director, Australian Art, National Gallery of Australia and Co-ordinating Curator of the exhibition

10.45am Morning tea

11.15am Constable Re-viewed Conal Shields, British Art Scholar and Curator of the Thomson Collection and Archive, London
12.00pm Constable and Englishness Michael Rosenthal, Professor, History of Art, University of Warwick, UK

12.45pm Lunch break

2.30pm ‘The Quarters’ behind Alresford Hall Alison Inglis, Senior Lecturer, School of Art History, Cinema, Classics and Archaeology, The University of Melbourne
2.50pm Sites of pilgrimage: Constable and New Zealanders Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Director, Art and Collection Services, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
3.10pm Meldrum and Constable Sasha Grishin, Head, Art History, Australian National University

3.30pm  Afternoon tea

4.00pm Artist’s talk Lesley Duxbury, Artist
4.30pm Artist’s talk Philip Wolfhagen, Artist

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