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Modernist Art + Architecture at Penrith Gallery

A resurgence of interest in all things modern makes it a perfect time to explore how the original notion of modern living has impacted current aesthetics and how the modernist spirit may benefit...

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A resurgence of interest in all things modern makes it a perfect time to explore how the original notion of modern living has impacted current aesthetics and how the modernist spirit may benefit our lives today. Come join author, curator and filmmaker Professor Helen Grace emcee the sharing of ideas around how a modernist perspective continues to inspire the art of architecture and contemporary living. Speakers include: interior designer and writer Annalisa Capurro who shares her beliefs that modernist houses can teach us valuable lessons about living smaller and living smarter; Artist Bronwyn Berman who reveals her personal story of living where modernism meets the Australian bush in a Seidler designed house, and architect Luke Johnson, architect and principal of Architectus, executive architects to SANNA for AGNSW expansion project – Sydney Modern.

The panel will be discussing Modernist Art + Architecture.

Professor Helen Grace (Academic, curator, filmmaker and specialist on Modernist art and architecture) Chair / Emcee

Bronwyn Berman (artist, sculptor and commissioner of the Harry Seidler designed ‘Berman House’, Southern Highlands NSW)

Annalisa Capurro (Design Educator, modernist interiors enthusiast, and owner of Russel Jack House)

Luke Johnson, Architect and Principal of Architectus, Executive Architects to SANNA for the AGNSW Expansion Project – Sydney Modern)  Luke will discuss working on this project and considerations around designing for art.

Lead image, Berman house by Harry Seidler + Associates, photo by John Gollings.

Details

Date:
October 22
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
http://www.penrithregionalgallery.org/events/event/modernist-art-architecture/

Organizer

Penrith Regional Gallery
Website:
http://www.penrithregionalgallery.org

Venue

Penrith Regional Gallery
86 River Road, Emu Plains
Penrith, NSW 2750 Australia
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Website:
http://www.penrithregionalgallery.org/

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