April 16, 2004

More than gloss

More than gloss: Australian Limited Edition and Deluxe Art Books
19 June - 22 August 2004
Customs House Art Gallery
399 Queen Street

This exhibition examines the collaboration between artist, publisher and writer in Australian art publishing from the 1970s to the present. Books and artworks from the State Library of Queensland's James Hardie Library of Australian Fine Arts illustrate these various, sometimes volatile, but always close relationships. A State Library of Queensland exhibition supported by the University of Queensland.

More than Gloss Seminar
Sunday 20 June 2004
2.00pm Lady Thiess Room
Customs House
399 Queen Street

A series of papers on art publishing with keynote address by Robert Holden, author and historian. Robert was the founding director of the Australian Museum of Childhood and was first James Hardie librarian and curator. He has published extensively on art and children's literature and is the author of many books including Australian Limited Edition Art Books 1973-1983.

Speakers include:
- Lynne Seear. Assistant Director - Curatorial and Collection Development, Queensland Art Gallery
- Noreen Grahame, Director, Grahame Galleries and Editions

Cost: $55/Conc $45 per person (includes afternoon tea)
Bookings: 07 3840 7768