Monday 3 June 2013 6.00 pm  

Please join visiting international scholar Professor Michael Fried in a discussion on the work of artist Joseph Marioni, with A/Prof Rex Butler, Reader in Art History at The University of Queensland. 

Michael Fried is a poet, art historian, art critic and literary critic. He is Professor, J. R. Herbert Boone Chair in the Humanities (secondary appointment: Department of the History of Art) at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has written extensively about an array of subjects, spanning abstract painting and sculpture since World War II to French painting and art criticism from the mid-eighteenth century to the advent of Edouard Manet (and beyond). He has also written about the writers and artists Charles Baudelaire, Joseph Conrad, Gustave Caillebotte, Roger Fry, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Jeff Wall, Thomas Struth, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Demand, and other contemporary 'art' photographers.
 
Fried has also written on Caravaggio and the transformation of Italian painting circa 1600, and most recently about the contemporary artists Anri Sala, Charles Ray, Joseph Marioni, and Douglas Gordon. His recent publications include Flaubert's "Gueuloir": On Madame Bovary and Salammbô.
 
Presented by The University of Queensland Art Museum in partnership with The Power Institute of The University of Sydney. 
 
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Joseph Marioni
Yellow Painting
Acrylic and Linen on Stretcher
2000 no. 20
Courtesy of David Pestorius Projects, Brisbane
Reproduced courtesy of The Painter