Abstraction & Biology symposium

18 January, 2013
2.00pm - 6.00pm

To coincide with the exhibition Abstraction-Création and Power in the 1930's Paris, and the current Macleay Museum exhibition The Meaning of Life: 50 years of Biological Sciences at the University of Sydney, the Power Institute along with the National Art School will be presenting the FREE symposiym Abstraction & Biology. The symposium will be divited into two parts:

On Biology 2.00pm, Macleay Museum 

Emeritus Professor Anthony Larkum: 'Some Victorians I have known'
Associate Professor Peter McGee: 'To be relevant but remain unseen'

On Abstraction 3.00pm, Philosophy room

Professor Isabel Wünsche: 'Biocentric modernism, organic abstraction & the European Avant-garde'
Terrence Maloon: 'Picasso and the problem of abstraction: 1926 to 1932'

Refreshments will be held at the University Art Gallery at 4.30pm

Information about registration will be posted soon, and will also be avlailable on the University Museum website.


Abstraction & Biology is co-presented by the Power Institute with the National Art School and the University Art Gallery and Museum.



Location: Macleay Museum and Philosophy room, The Quadrangle (Science Road)

Contact:Susan Thomas