Creativity and Correspondence:
The George Paton Gallery Archive 1971-1990
Presented by the University of Melbourne Archives
Curated by Charmaine Ching, Alice Mathieu and Jeremy McEachern and Georgina Ward
The University of Melbourne’s Ewing and George Paton Gallery was at the forefront of modern art experimentation in the city from the 1970s. Creativity & Correspondence: The George Paton Gallery Archive 1971 – 1990 explores key relationships and the creative process between artists and gallery directors during the first two decades of the gallery’s history. The exhibition features original archival material including correspondence, photographs, slides, catalogues, early video art and posters.
The exhibition launches the recently-completed catalogue of the archive, catalogued with support from the Russell and Mab Grimwade Miegunyah Fund.
Exhibition to be opened by
Dr Meredith Rogers, director, designer and dramaturg, Honorary Associate, Latrobe University and former assistant Director of the George Paton Gallery and Dr Janine Burke, historian, writer and curator
IMAGE: Kiffy Rubbo in You, Them & Us
Video installation by Judi Stack and Bob Weis, September 1977 Ewing Gallery, University of Melbourne Archives