Adjunct Professor of Art History, Australian National University
Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University and a Guest Curator at the State Library of Victoria. He studied at the universities of Melbourne, Moscow, London and Oxford and has served several terms as visiting scholar at Harvard University. In 1977 he established the academic discipline of Art History at the ANU and was the Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History and Head of Art History and Curatorship at the ANU until December 2013. He works internationally as an art historian, art critic and curator. In 2004 he was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, in 2005 he was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Australian art and art history and in 2008 was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. He has published over twenty-five books and over two thousand articles and catalogue essays dealing with various aspects of art. In 2014 his massive Australian Art: A history was published by Miegunyah Press/Melbourne University Publishing, in 2015 his monographs on John Wolseley (Thames & Hudson) and ST Gill (NLA).
In 1955, an enormous photographic exhibition, The Family of Man, challenged the world as to what it meant to be human. The curator, Edward Steichen, assembled 503 photographs by 273 photographers from 68 countries, while...
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Review: Escher x nendo, National Gallery of Victoria. M. C. Escher (1898-1972) is an artist whose name is synonymous with mathematically challenging, optically intriguing and intellectually perplexing prints. This...