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Rediscovering Hans Heysen

Rediscovering Hans Heysen
Collection Event Talks / Lecture

Hans Heysen by Harold Cazneaux, 1878-1953
2 April 2017, 2pm-4pm
Conference Room, Level 4

$20 (includes refreshments and book signing)

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What happens to an artist's legacy, home and archive after their death?

Explore the life and work of Hans Heysen, his legacy and the role of families and estates in managing the artistic afterlife. Speakers include art historian and publisher Lou Klepac, Treasures Curator Nat Williams and members of the Heysen family.

A Treasures Gallery Access Program supported by the Nora Heysen Bequest.

The Treasures Curatorship has been assisted by the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund