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Melbourne Modern: European Art & Design At Rmit Since 1945


Fri 21 Jun 2019, 11:00am
Sat 17 Aug 2019, 5:00pm

Where: RMIT Gallery, Building 16, 344 Swanston Street, City campus, RMIT University, Melbourne CBD, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: rmit

In the wake of World War II hundreds of exiled and displaced European artists, architects and designers arrived in Melbourne and sought employment with RMIT. Melbourne Modern traces a legacy of European influence through successive generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day.

Curators: Jane Eckett and Harriet Edquist

Featuring artists: Tate Adams, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Robert Baines, George Baldessin, Geoffrey Bartlett, Nicholas Bastin, Richard Beck, Peter Clarke, Jock Clutterbuck, Terry Cockrem, Su san Cohn, Simon Cottrell, Robert K. Cranage, Leonard Crawford, Norman Creighton, Augustine Dall'Ava, John Davis, Jenny de Nijs, Ken G. Eastwood, Mark Edgoose, Maggie Edmond, Nina Ellis, Peter Ellis, Marion Fletcher, Emily Floyd, Ken Foletta, Ernest Fooks, Hendrick Forster, Lyle Fowler, Max Dupain, Ernst Fries, Mari Funaki, Peter Gertler, Donald Gore, Wayne Guest, Bruce Hall, Kirsten Haydon, Gerard Herbst, Hermann Hohaus, Marian Hosking, Robert Jacks, Adrianus Janssens, George Johnson, Vincas Jomantas, N.Rex Keogh, Grahame King, Inge King, Hertha Kluge-Pott, George Kral, Johannes Kuhnen, Andrew Last, Sanné Mestrom, Robert Owen, Robert Pataki, Margaret Plant, Anthony Pryor, Geoffrey Putman, Norma Redpath, Frederick Romberg, Greg Scarlet, Beatrice Schlabowsky, Tor Schwanck, Antonia Sellbach, Udo Sellbach, Denise Sprynskyj, John Sterling, Frederick Sterne, Fleur Summers, Howard Tozer, Gus van der Heyde, Fran van Riemsdyk, Victor Vodička, Wolf Wennrich, Margaret West, Normana Wight, Miloslaw Zika, Paul Zika, Teisutis Zikaras, Klaus Zimmer, Phillip Zmood.

Images: Philip Zmood, 'Two seater open sports car, British Carriage and Automobile Manufactures Automobile Body Design Competition (rendering)', 1962–1963, ink, pencil, paper. RMIT Design Archives, Phillip Zmood Collection. Photograph courtesy of Stephanie Bradford.

Wolf Wennrich, 'Object', 1974, silver, acrylic, steel, brass, 7.7 x 7.7 x 4.7 cm. WE McMillan Collection. RMIT University Art Collection.