Events

AABS Seminar | Exhibiting Asian Art

4 June, 2013
5.30 -7.00pm

Jackie Menzies, Curator of Asian Art at AGNSW
in conversation with Adrian and Judith Snodgrass on “Exhibiting Asian Art”

Presented by the Australian Association of Buddhist Studies (AABS)

About Jackie Menzies:
In 1980 Jackie Menzies was appointed the inaugural Curator of Asian Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales where she has been Head Curator of Asian Art since 1995. She has been responsible for many significant Asian exhibitions and catalogues, including ‘INDIA: Dancing to the Flute’ (1997), ‘MODERN BOY, MODERN GIRL, Modernity in Japanese Art 1910-1935’ (1998), ‘BUDDHA, Radiant Awakening’ (2001) and ‘GODDESS, Divine Energy’ (2006) which was awarded the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) 2007 prize for best large catalogue. Jackie has been responsible for the development of the Asian collections at the Art Gallery of New South Wales; and the 352 page book ‘The Asian Collections’ (2003), that she edited, was awarded ‘Best Book of the Year’ 2003 by the Power Institute and the Association of Art Historians of Australia and New Zealand.
Ms Menzies has been the recipient of many grants, and has travelled widely through Asia on various research projects.

Location: Woolley Common Room

Contact:Wendi Adamek
Phone: 61 2 9351 3083
Email:wendi.adamek@sydney.edu.au