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Monday, June 17
War and Peace

Ben Quilty and George Gittoes
by Gavin Fry

THE LECTURE

Australians have served in many parts of the world in the role of peacemakers. the conflicts and experiences of those at the front can be as dramatic and dangerous as any world war. Ben Quilty and Goerge Gittoes have both worked as war artists with these small expeditionary forces, bringing home a truly human story, filled with the high emotion and drama befitting artists of deep feeling and conscience.

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THE LECTURER

A writer, artist, and museum professional with fifty years' of experience working in curatorial and management positions in Australian museums, galleries, and educational institutions. He is the author of twenty-five books on Australian art and history and many catalogue and journal essays. As well as working as a professional writer, he also designs and publishes books on behalf of other writers and artists..

ARRIVE FROM 6:15 PM   |  LECTURE 7 PM

CESSNOCK PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE 

 

HELP SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF ART

Raffle tickets are sold at the door and cost $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. Two winning tickets are drawn and the first winner takes the first pick. The raffle is drawn at the conclusion of the lecture.

Gavin Fry
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