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11 June 2019Dreamtime to Machine Time - Aboriginal Art
14 May 2019The Wind in the Willows Revisited through its Illustrators
09 April 2019The Legendary Lee Miller
12 March 2019A Passion for Fashion
12 February 2019Celebrating the Royal Academy of Arts: 250th Anniversary 1768-2018
08 January 2019Faber & Faber: 90 Years of Excellence in Cover Design
11 December 2018Glad Tidings: The Story of the Annunciation
13 November 2018Expressionism- Emotion vs Intellect (Die Bruecke/ Blauer Reiter/ Kandinski)
09 October 2018As Good as Gold: The Significance and Symbolism of Gold throughout the History of Art
10 July 2018The Taj Mahal: Its Architecture, Origins, Construction, Interiors and Surroundings
12 June 2018The Art and Culture of Fin-de-Siècle Vienna
08 May 2018Edward Seago: Landscape Perfectionist and Royal Favourite
10 April 2018Emperor Qianlong - Ultimate Renaissance Ruler and Fine Art Collector
13 March 2018The Good Life: Gimson and The Barnsleys - Inventing the Cotswold Style
13 February 2018Counter Memorials: Germany's Post WWII Culture of Apology and Atonement
09 January 2018The Foundations of Fashion: The History of Underwear from the 18th to the 20th Century
12 December 2017Christmas at Covent Garden: 300 Years of Christmas Shows at one of London's Greatest Theatres
14 November 2017A Photographic Odyssey: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition Captured on Camera
10 October 2017The Role of the Royal Mistress in History
11 July 2017Riviera Paradise: Art, Design and Pleasure on the Cote D'Azur in the 1920's and '30's
13 June 2017To Please the Palate, Charm the Eye; 400 years of food as Ephemeral Art
09 May 2017England's Golden Age of Cabinet Making
11 April 2017Fine Cell Work: Creativity within UK Prisons
14 March 2017The Shakers of North America: Their Beliefs, Architecture and Artefacts
14 February 2017Vermeer's Quiet Interiors
10 January 2017The Gardens of Ireland
13 December 2016Treasures of the Silk Road - from China to the Mediterranean
08 November 2016The Hazards of the Journey: Pilgrimage and Travel in the Middle Ages
11 October 2016British Sporting Art
12 July 2016"In paynted pots is hidden the deadliest poison" English Delftware Drug Jars
14 June 2016Classicism to Chintz:English Country House Interiors
10 May 2016The Work of an Angel': Medieval Manuscript Illumination
12 April 2016Barbara Hepworth, the Stones and the Sea: Influences of Yorkshire and Cornwall
08 March 2016Sir Edwyn Lutyens
09 February 2016The Elgin Marbles
12 January 2016El Greco and Toledo
08 December 2015Three Great Families and their Gardens
10 November 2015Egypt’s Unique Royal Couple: the Art of Akhenaten & Nefertiti
13 October 2015Not Just Giotto: Reassessing Art in Florence c.1280-1348
01 October 2014MDFAS Lecture programmes 2011-2015

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Dreamtime to Machine Time - Aboriginal Art Rebecca Hossack Tuesday 11 June 2019

Rebecca covers the origins of the Aboriginal art from ancient ceremonial designs through to the beginnings of the modern Aboriginal art-movement at Papunya in the early 1970s, and its subsequent spread across the indigenous communities of the Western Desert. 


Rebecca Hossack is the Director of three internationally-renowned galleries - two in central London and one in New York. 

Now in its twenty-eighth year, the Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery champions originality in contemporary Western and non-Western art. Celebrating and promoting inclusiveness and innovation, Rebecca is credited with introducing Aboriginal art to Europe, and has curated important collections from Papua New Guinea, tribal India and the Bushmen of the Kalahari. The Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery also advocates contemporary Western artists who resist the dominant trends of the modern art world, exploring how arts and crafts can collaborate by showcasing a diverse array of media. The gallery is renowned for discovering talent and starting trends in contemporary art.

Following a degree in Law and a BA majoring in the History of Art, Rebecca studied at Christie's and at The Guggenheim in Venice. She served as the Australian cultural attaché in London from 1993-7, initiating literary links between Australian and British writers, and organising a series of ground-breaking exhibitions of Australian art in London. She sits on the board of LAPADA and is a Trustee of Resurgence, the influential periodical of alternative thought.